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Film Stars

By | June 1, 2014

Engineered bacteria can shape electricity-conducting nanowires.

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Fuel Gauge

By | May 1, 2014

An optical reporter quantitatively measures the ATP demands of presynaptic neurons.

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Men Trigger Mouse Stress

By | April 28, 2014

Mice become stressed in the presence of male, but not female, experimenters, triggering a physiological response that dampens pain.

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“Breakthrough” Tough to Reproduce

By | April 3, 2014

An independent group could not replicate the results of a highly cited heart regeneration protocol, while others say they have succeeded.  

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Going Long

By | April 1, 2014

Researchers discover a tool to trigger an uncommon strategy cancer cells can use to lengthen their telomeres.

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Molecular Multitasker

By | April 1, 2014

Scientists create a way to isolate mRNA from a single living cell within a tissue.

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Stem Cells Remember Substrates

By | March 16, 2014

The stiffness of a culture substrate affects the fates of stem cells.  

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Tension Tracker

By | March 1, 2014

For the first time, researchers quantify the mechanical forces cells exert on one another.

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Stress-Induced Stem Cell Method Questioned

By | February 19, 2014

Researchers report difficulty replicating the results of studies touting a new method to reprogram stem cells.

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The Year of Crystallography

By | February 11, 2014

UNESCO highlights accomplishments in crystallography in a year-long celebration in 2014.  

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