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Week in Review: February 2–6

By | February 6, 2015

How culturing can change cells; nitrogen-fixing bacterium confirmed; long-lived T memory stem cells; head direction cells support brain’s “inner GPS”

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image: Book Excerpt from <em>Women After All</em>

Book Excerpt from Women After All

By | February 2, 2015

In the introduction to his latest book, author Melvin Konner explains why he considers maleness a departure from normal physiology.

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Capsule Reviews

By | February 1, 2015

Touch, The Altruistic Brain, Is Shame Necessary?, and Future Arctic

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It’s Over, Man

By | February 1, 2015

The era of human male domination is ending. Will modern culture welcome the dawn of a new gender equality?

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Speaking of Science

By | February 1, 2015

February 2015's selection of notable quotes

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image: Week in Review: January 26–30

Week in Review: January 26–30

By | January 30, 2015

Two TSPO structures; optogenetics used to define neurons associated with thirst and overeating; transposons and the evolution of pregnancy

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Sonic Experiment

By | January 29, 2015

An artist takes advantage of muscle-mimicking polymers to manipulate sounds.

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image: Week in Review: January 19–23

Week in Review: January 19–23

By | January 23, 2015

Genetically recoded organisms; oxytocin and autism; new human protein map; MYC, longevity, and health span

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image: Week in Review: January 12–16

Week in Review: January 12–16

By | January 16, 2015

Insulin, leptin, the brain, and “good” fat; CD4 vaccines and immunopathology in mice; more

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image: Week in Review: January 5–9

Week in Review: January 5–9

By | January 9, 2015

A new antibiotic; how commensal microbes defend themselves; rhinovirus replication; 23andMe’s Parkinson’s partnership

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