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Speaking of Science

By | February 1, 2016

February 2016's selection of notable quotes

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AAUP Champion Dies

By | January 26, 2016

Jordan Kurland, associate general secretary of the American Association of University Professors, has passed away at age 87. 

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Reducing Repetition While Building Biopolymers

By | January 11, 2016

A free algorithm helps synthetic biologists decide which codons to use to encode repetitive proteins using the least-repetitive DNA sequence possible.

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Speaking of Science

By | January 1, 2016

January 2016's selection of notable quotes

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The Age of Pharmabrewing

By | January 1, 2016

We should not resist developing opiate-producing GM yeast for fear of the technology falling into the wrong hands.

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Speaking of Science 2015

By | December 31, 2015

A year’s worth of noteworthy quotes

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Controlling Synthetic Bacteria

By | December 7, 2015

“Kill switches” ensure that genetically engineered bacteria survive only in certain environmental conditions.

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Capsule Reviews

By | December 1, 2015

Welcome to the Microbiome, The Paradox of Evolution, Newton's Apple, and Dawn of the Neuron.

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Self Correction

By | December 1, 2015

What to do when you realize your publication is fatally flawed

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Agar Shortage Limits Lab Supplies

By | November 24, 2015

One large provider says the shortfall should clear up by early 2016.

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