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Repoopulation Remedy

By | January 9, 2013

Transplanting synthetic stool made of beneficial microbes cures deadly diarrheal infections in two patients.

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The Sodium Cycle

By | January 8, 2013

Researchers uncover weekly and monthly rhythms of sodium retention and excretion in participants of space simulations.


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Neuroscientist Faked Data

By | January 8, 2013

A researcher who studied neurodegenerative diseases made up results from experiments yet to take place in order to apply for more funds.


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Game On

By | January 3, 2013

Check out some of the games being used in serious scientific research, education, and treatment.


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Rita Levi-Montalcini Dies

By | January 1, 2013

The neurophysiologist who earned a Nobel Prize for discovering nerve growth factor has passed away at age 103.


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A Dime a Dozen

By | January 1, 2013

Affordable diagnostic tests tackle the world’s most pressing health problems.


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Capsule Reviews

By | January 1, 2013

Life's Ratchet, The Annotated and Illustrated Double Helix, The Fractalist and Hallucinations

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Decoding Dreams

By | January 1, 2013

Researchers learn to predict visual imagery in dreams based on functional MRI scans of brain activity during sleep.

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Fast Worms

By | January 1, 2013

A microfluidic device scans individual C. elegans for abnormal traits and sorts wild-type animals from mutants.


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Games for Science

By | January 1, 2013

Scientists are using video games to tap the collective intelligence of people around the world, while doctors and educators are turning to games to treat and teach.


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