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Neural Target for Autism?

By | February 7, 2014

Mouse and rat models of the developmental disorder responded positively to a drug given to their mothers a day before birth.


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Meiosis Maven

By | February 1, 2014

Fueled by her love of visual data and addicted to chromosomes, Abby Dernburg continues to study how homologous chromosomes find each other during gamete formation.

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Unmasking Secret Identities

By | February 1, 2014

A tour of techniques for measuring DNA hydroxymethylation


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Fish of Many Colors

By | January 23, 2014

Researchers seek insight into the pigmentation patterns of guppies and zebrafish.


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Week in Review: January 6–10

By | January 10, 2014

Bacterial genes aid tubeworm settling; pigmentation of ancient reptiles; nascent neurons and vertebrate development; exploring simple synapses; slug-inspired surgical glue


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The Scientist on The Pulse #2

By | January 8, 2014

Kerry Grens looks back at the biggest science stories in 2013


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Huge Investment for Cancer Research

By | January 7, 2014

Six institutions will split a $540 million donation to study cancer immunotherapy among other things.  


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Weathering the Storm

By | December 1, 2013

How to prepare your lab for natural disasters and cope with unavoidable consequences

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One Profile Fits All

By | November 21, 2013

Federal agencies partner up to develop an online tool for researchers to build a universal biosketch to accompany grant applications.


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Adding Insult to Injury

By | November 11, 2013

The US government shutdown further hampered a research enterprise already struggling because of the sequester.

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