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Week in Review: November 9–13

By | November 13, 2015

Virus-resistant CRISPR crops; neuron-disrupting amyloid-β–targeting therapies; blood-brain barrier breached; how some gut-dwelling microbes enter the bloodstream

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Week in Review: November 2–6

By | November 6, 2015

How Ebola hides from immune cells; gut microbes’ role in immunotherapy response; new mechanisms of hearing loss; butterflies use milkweed toxins to ward off predators

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Following the Funding

By | November 4, 2015

Researchers use network theory to estimate the importance of relationships among researchers and institutions in attracting grant money.

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Capsule Reviews

By | November 1, 2015

The Psychology of Overeating, The Hidden Half of Nature, The Death of Cancer, and The Secret of Our Success

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2015 Life Sciences Salary Survey

By and | November 1, 2015

This year’s survey highlights dramatic regional, sector, and gender variations.

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image: Week in Review: October 26–30

Week in Review: October 26–30

By | October 30, 2015

Negative citations; cardiac stem cell saga continues; identifying anonymized genomic study participants; evolution of allergens; a call for biodefense innovation

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Week in Review: October 19–23

By | October 23, 2015

Passing on paternal stress; computing chromatin conformation; coaxing HIV out of hiding; GDF11 reconsidered; exosomes and Leishmania infection; news from SfN

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Week in Review: October 12–16

By | October 16, 2015

Connectome fingerprints; transposon-thwarting protein; skipping cell line validation; more peer review manipulation

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Scientists Skip Cell Line Validation

By | October 12, 2015

Despite known problems with contamination and mislabeled cell lines, most researchers continue to operate without authenticating cells’ identity.

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image: Week in Review: October 5–9

Week in Review: October 5–9

By | October 9, 2015

This year’s Nobel Prizes; toward developing a brown fat-activating drug; certain antioxidants can increase the spread of melanoma in mice; anonymity and post-publication peer review

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