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Golden Goose Awards for Unusual Research

By | September 16, 2015

This year’s honors go to researchers who mapped human populations, showed spots to cats, and offered children marshmallows to examine the kids’ patience and self-control.


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Outbreak Observatory

By | July 1, 2015

Increasingly precise remote-sensing data are helping researchers monitor and predict cases of infectious disease.

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Maps for Disease

By | November 10, 2014

A collaboration between Doctors Without Borders, the Red Cross, and other organizations aims to map developing cities across the globe to improve disease response efforts.


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Metabolism Mapped

By | May 12, 2014

Researchers unveil the most comprehensive atlas of genes underlying human metabolic pathways, paving the way for improved understanding and treatment of metabolic diseases.


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Mapping Disease

By | April 29, 2013

Online tools could help to improve our patchy knowledge of the whereabouts of infectious diseases.

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Mapping Coral Reefs

By | September 27, 2012

Google Maps is adding panoramic images of coral reefs to its Street View option, allowing web surfers to better navigate the oceans.


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Mind Map

By | September 24, 2012

Researchers create the first atlas of gene activity in the human brain.



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