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Speaking of Science

By | April 1, 2016

April 2016's selection of notable quotes

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Week in Review: March 21–25

By | March 25, 2016

Smallest genome yet; MERS-CoV in Kenya; FDA approves new Zika diagnostic; matching private funders with unfunded NIH grant applications; monitoring mRNA with CRISPR

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Book Review: Personal Trials

By | March 22, 2016

At first blush, do-it-yourself clinical trials seem pointless and reckless. But a deeper truth pervades the research and the patients who drive it forward.

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Week in Review: March 14–18

By | March 18, 2016

Maternal gut microbes and offspring immunity; epigenetic transmission of obesity and diabetes risk; haploid human stem cells; 2016 Salary Survey now open

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The 2016 Salary Survey Is Here

By | March 18, 2016

Answer some brief questions and help us determine the most current salary outlook for life scientists and earn a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card.

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Week in Review: March 7–11

By | March 11, 2016

Resensitizing drug-resistant bacteria; MYC and immune response to cancer; mite-virus-bee ecology; epigenetics of IVF embryo sex; Zika and birth defects; p-value best practices

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Student Fights Harassment with Wikipedia

By | March 10, 2016

Every time Emily Temple-Wood receives an inappropriate email, she writes a Wikipedia entry about a woman scientist.

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Week in Review: February 29–March 4

By | March 4, 2016

Endogenous retroviruses and human immunity; weighing the evidence that talc can cause ovarian cancer; stress and metastasis; risks and benefits of “vaginal seeding” 

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Capsule Reviews

By | March 1, 2016

Herding Hemingway's Cats, Hair: A Human History, Restless Creatures, and The Mind Club

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In Your Dreams

By | March 1, 2016

Understanding the sleeping brain may be the key to unlocking the secrets of the human mind.

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