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Week in Review: June 22–26

By | June 26, 2015

Neanderthal-human hybrid discovered; the neurobiology of fear behavior; and an insulin patch that responds to high glucose levels in mice

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image: Week in Review: June 15–19

Week in Review: June 15–19

By | June 19, 2015

Eye on MERS; HIV vaccine design; evolution of Ebola; CRISPR meets optogenetics

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image: Week in Review: June 8–12

Week in Review: June 8–12

By | June 12, 2015

Sperm from ovaries in mutant fish; somatic mosaicism in humans; #DistractinglySexy

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image: Week in Review: June 1–5

Week in Review: June 1–5

By | June 5, 2015

Lymphatic vessels in the mouse brain; screening for past viral exposures; MERS in South Korea, China; plagiarism and retractions

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In the prologue, “Lemurs and the Delights of Fieldwork,” author Ian Tattersall shares the paleoanthropological lessons he learned from studying non-human primates in Madagascar.

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Capsule Reviews

By | June 1, 2015

How to Clone a Mammoth, The Upright Thinkers, The Thirteenth Step, and Humankind

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Reimagining Humanity

By | June 1, 2015

As the science of paleoanthropology developed, human evolutionary trees changed as much as the minds that constructed them.

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image: Week in Review: May 25–29

Week in Review: May 25–29

By | May 29, 2015

Genomic analysis and ancient human migration; lost Y chromosome genes found on autosomes; engineered microbes used to identify tumors

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image: Week in Review: May 18–22

Week in Review: May 18–22

By | May 22, 2015

Post-publication peer review via social media; debating the effects of GDF11; human orthologs replace yeast genes; cancer-linked mutations in healthy skin; CRISPR-phage approach to kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria

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While some in the scientific and religious communities have declared an end to the tensions between faith and fact, the conflict continues to have impacts on health, politics, and the environment.

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