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Week in Review: August 8–12

By | August 12, 2016

Mutations that cause sudden cardiac deaths in children identified; optogenetic stimulation of artificial neural networks in mice; more US universities can apply to grow marijuana for research; imaging gene expression in the living human brain; science questions for presidential candidates

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Week in Review: August 1–5

By | August 5, 2016

More-precise CRISPR; progress toward a Zika vaccine; NIH reconsiders human-animal chimera research funding; large sample size powers genetics study on depression

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Book Excerpt from Seven Skeletons

By | August 1, 2016

In Chapter 1, “The Old Man of La Chapelle: The Patriarch of Paleo,” author Lydia Pyne explains the public's evolving conception of the first complete Neanderthal skeleton found and described by scientists.

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By ditching traditional agar-based media, two biochemists captured iconic images of Myxococcus in 1982.

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Notable Science Quotes

By | August 1, 2016

Brexit's effect on science, melding disciplines, and more

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Week in Review: July 25–29

By | July 29, 2016

Minding sleep spindles; targeting tau with immunotherapy; cloned sheep age normally; pesticide exposure impairs honeybee fertility; Zika updates

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Week in Review: July 18–22

By | July 22, 2016

Organoids versus animal models; mapping the human cortex; how hyperglycemia affects the brain; delivering drugs to tumors with engineered bacteria; neurons compete for memory space 

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Week in Review: July 11–15

By | July 15, 2016

Regenerating retinal nerves in mice; soil inoculation speeds up land restoration; gut microbes and stroke recovery in mice; public gene-editing meeting; Zika updates

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Week in Review: July 4–8

By | July 8, 2016

Mitochondrial, nuclear DNA mismatch benefits; oil gland may assist swimming swordfish; buggy software and fMRI results; Zika updates; is MIMIVIRE like CRISPR?

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image: Book Excerpt from <em>Blood Sugar</em>

Book Excerpt from Blood Sugar

By | July 1, 2016

Author Anthony Ryan Hatch relays his personal experience with metabolic syndrome.

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