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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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What Women Need to Succeed in Science

By | February 1, 2014

Attracting females to research careers—and keeping them there

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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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Academic Freedom à la Twitter

By | December 6, 2013

A new report from the American Association of University Professors urges the protection of faculty members’ electronic communications.


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Star Scientists Align

By | December 3, 2013

While scientific output has suffered in evolutionary biology departments, individual researchers are churning out more than ever, thanks in part to geographically distant collaborations.


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Industry Funds Limit Freedom: Report

By | November 27, 2013

A report by a Canadian organization finds that industry-academia relationships compromise university investigators' liberty.  


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Public View of Science in EU

By | November 18, 2013

A new public opinion poll shows European Union citizens feel favorably about science and technology, but in the dark about advances in the fields.


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Thomas Gregor: Biological Quantifier

By | November 1, 2013

Assistant Professor, Physics, Princeton University. Age: 39


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