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Metabolic Syndrome, Research, and Race

By | July 1, 2016

Scientists who study the lifestyle disorder must do a better job of incorporating political and social science into their work.

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Notable Science Quotes

By | July 1, 2016

Human Genome Project-Write; viruses are alpha predators; Zika and the Olympics

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Week in Review: June 27–July 1

By | July 1, 2016

Zika and dengue immunity; another point-of-care Zika diagnostic; toward a “maleness” gene drive in malaria mosquitos; evaluating interdisciplinary research proposals; risk-assessing plants

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Week in Review: June 20–24

By | June 24, 2016

More transmissible cancers in clams; first human trial for Zika vaccine a go; Great Barrier Reef bleaching; neuronal diversity; mosquito bites enhance viral infection; news from the American Society for Microbiology annual meeting

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Ancient DNA research suggests that there were two independent agricultural revolutions more than 10,000 years ago.

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Week in Review: June 13–17

By | June 17, 2016

Anti-CRISPR proteins; following the chronic fatigue syndrome funding; listening, learning, and memory consolidation during sleep; microbe affects behavior; Zika updates

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Week in Review: June 6–10

By | June 10, 2016

“Recording” DNA with CRISPR; selecting edited cells in vivo; toward reducing mitochondrial replacement therapy risk; Homo floresiensis fossils; National Academies outline gene-drive recommendations

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Week in Review: May 30–June 3

By | June 3, 2016

CRISPR for RNA editing; virologists flock to Zika; bumblebee electroreception; Kavli Prize winners; “Human Genome Project-Write”

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Book Excerpt from Wondrous Truths

By | June 1, 2016

In Chapter 2 author J.D. Trout highlights the dividing line between truth and scientific “fact.”

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Hot Off the Presses

By | June 1, 2016

Beyond Biocentrism, The Sting of the Wild, The Birth of Anthropocene, and Ordinarily Well

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