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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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Lizard Secretes Heat

By | January 25, 2016

Researchers confirm the unprecedented endothermic abilities of a South American reptile.

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How Multicellularity Arose

By | January 11, 2016

Researchers identify a molecule that may have been key to the surprisingly common transition from single-celled ancestors to today’s complex, multicellular organisms. 


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Borrowing Immunity Through Interbreeding

By | January 7, 2016

Neanderthals and Denisovans contributed innate immune genes to modern humans, scientists show.

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Inventing Teamwork

By | January 1, 2016

What can social networks among hunter-gatherers in Tanzania teach us about how cooperation evolved in human populations?


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Speaking of Science

By | January 1, 2016

January 2016's selection of notable quotes


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To Retain a Brain

By | January 1, 2016

Exceptional neural fossil preservation helps answer questions about ancient arthropod evolution.

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Maintaining Cooperation

By | January 1, 2016

How organisms keep their biological partners from cheating


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Speaking of Science 2015

By | December 31, 2015

A year’s worth of noteworthy quotes


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Ancient Irish

By | December 30, 2015

The genomes of a 5,200-year-old woman and three 4,000-year-old men yield clues about the founding of Celtic populations.


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