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Speaking of Science

By | January 1, 2012

January 2012's selection of notable quotes

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Magnetic Swimmers Cultured

By | December 22, 2011

For the first time, researchers culture a bacteria that uses a magnetic sulfide compound to navigate.

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Top People of 2011

By | December 21, 2011

The Scientist recounts the year’s top science prize winners and top-notch scientists that passed away.

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Top Science Scandals of 2011

By | December 19, 2011

A list of this year's most high-profile retractions and controversies in science

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Nobel Winner’s Contribution Questioned

By | December 19, 2011

A coauthor of the key paper that led to one of this year’s Nobel Prizes for Physiology or Medicine claims the recipient wasn’t involved in the research.

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Monkeys Track Radiation

By | December 16, 2011

Scientists near the Fukushima plant are equipping wild monkeys with radiation collars to get better sense of their exposure in the wild.

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Brightness of Buttercups

By | December 13, 2011

Researchers explain the luminous quality of yellow buttercups.

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Top 7 in Ecology

By | December 6, 2011

A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in ecology, from Faculty of 1000

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A Possible Ebola Vaccine?

By | December 5, 2011

A new Ebola vaccine candidate protects mice against death and can be produced quickly in response to a bioterrorism threat.

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Cancer Immunotherapy Pioneer Dies

By | December 2, 2011

Lloyd Old, a researcher and former administrator of two cancer research institutes, passed away this week.

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