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Book Excerpt from The Creativity Crisis

By | January 7, 2015

In Chapter 1, “Yin and Yang,” author Roberta B. Ness explores the dynamic tension between innovation and risk aversion in science past and present.

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Week in Review: December 29–January 2

By | January 2, 2015

Stem cell divisions and cancer risk; cleaning up mislabeled sequences; the history of H7N9

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Capsule Reviews

By | January 1, 2015

Does Altruism Exist?, Ancestors in Our Genome, Fred Sanger—Double Nobel Laureate, and Stiffs, Skulls & Skeletons

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Innovation Renovation

By | January 1, 2015

Is the fear of funding and doing fundamental, risky research killing our ability to make breakthroughs?

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Speaking of Science

By | January 1, 2015

January 2015's selection of notable quotes

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Week in Review: December 15–19

By | December 19, 2014

Reprogramming questioned; dengue-detecting antibodies; drug repurposing for Ebola; transcription of retroviruses

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Week in Review: December 8–12

By | December 12, 2014

A new stem cell state; bird genome bonanza; antibiotic resistance in the wild; the DNA “loop-ome”

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Week in Review: December 1–5

By | December 5, 2014

How bats navigate; platelets and inflammation; smoking and loss of Y chromosome; gut microbes help stop malaria?

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Book Excerpt from One Plus One Equals One

By | December 1, 2014

In Chapter 7, “Green Evolution, Green Revolution,” author John Archibald describes how endosymbiosis helped color the Earth in a verdant hue.

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Capsule Reviews

By | December 1, 2014

Your Atomic Self, Eureka!, A Talent for Friendship, and Undeniable

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