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Week in Review: April 20–24

By | April 24, 2015

Peer review predicts successful projects; predicting cancer drug response; excising mtDNA mutations from mouse embryos; editing early human embryos

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Week in Review: April 13–17

By | April 17, 2015

Sequencing tumors and normal tissue; gut microbes, metabolism, and circadian clock; oxytocin and mother mice; WHO calls for data-sharing

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Week in Review: April 6–10

By | April 10, 2015

CRISPR patents; contagious clam cancer; modeling cancer-linked cachexia; investigating immune response to Ebola

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image: Week in Review: March 31–April 3

Week in Review: March 31–April 3

By | April 3, 2015

Smaller enzyme enables CRISPR gene-editing in vivo; personalized cancer vaccines; neuroprosthetic helps “blind” rats navigate; overstated Ebola predictions

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image: Book Excerpt from <em>p53</em>

Book Excerpt from p53

By | April 1, 2015

In Chapter 12, "Of Mice and Men," author Sue Armstrong recounts the point at which researchers moved from working with p53 in tissue culture to studying the gene in animal models.

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Capsule Reviews

By | April 1, 2015

Junk DNA, Cuckoo, Sapiens, and Cool

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Setbacks and Great Leaps

By | April 1, 2015

The tale of p53, a widely studied tumor suppressor gene, illustrates the inventiveness of researchers who turn mishaps into discoveries.

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image: Week in Review: March 23–27

Week in Review: March 23–27

By | March 27, 2015

Methylation of a key protein; leprosy-causing bacterium sequenced; CDC lab safety report; FDA says GM apples, potatoes “safe”

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Week in Review: March 16–20

By | March 20, 2015

Making homozygous Drosophila mutants with CRISPR; restoring beneficial bacteria in antibiotic-treated mice; skin T-cell survey; cost of doing science in Argentina

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The 2015 Salary Survey Is Here

By | March 13, 2015

Answer some brief questions and help us determine the most current salary data for life scientists.

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