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The decision affects about 5,000 graduate students at the university who are eligible to join the union.

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How to Successfully Collaborate with Industry

By Ashley P. Taylor | March 1, 2018

In efforts to translate basic-science results into pharmaceuticals and other technologies, success cannot be taken for granted.

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The Rising Research Profile of 23andMe

By Catherine Offord | December 1, 2017

An exploration of the genetics of earlobe attachment is just the latest collaborative research project to come out of the personal genetic testing company.

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U.K. Lays Out Its Vision for Post-Brexit Research

By Catherine Offord | September 7, 2017

The government’s new position paper on science and innovation after leaving the E.U. takes a positive tone, but has frustrated researchers with its lack of detail.

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North Korean Travel Ban Could Disrupt Studies

By Kerry Grens | July 24, 2017

Rare and hard-fought academic partnerships are left in limbo.

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Policies that limit researchers’ travel could restrict scientific progress and partnerships.

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Online Platform Aims to Facilitate Replication Studies

By Dalmeet Singh Chawla | April 7, 2017

A volunteer-run database called StudySwap, which launched in beta last month, is starting to gain momentum.  

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Gene Drives and Other Controversies

By Mary Beth Aberlin | January 1, 2017

Aedes and Anopheles control; three-parent babies; the PhD glut

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Repurposing Existing Drugs for New Indications

By Anna Azvolinsky | January 1, 2017

An entire industry has sprung up around resurrecting failed drugs and recycling existing compounds for novel indications.

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Cellular Cartography

By Jef Akst | October 18, 2016

Researchers launch an initiative to generate a complete atlas of all cells in the human body.

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