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Rat dad's diet affects pups

By Megan Scudellari | October 20, 2010

A father's high-fat diet may increase his offspring's risk of diabetes.


UK scientists dodge bullet

By Colin Macilwain | October 20, 2010

The government spares research from deep spending cuts, but science could still face consequences


An electrical switch for cancer?

By Stuart Blackman | October 19, 2010

A new type of electrically active cell can turn stem cells cancerous from a distance


Top 7 papers in biochemistry

By Cristina Luiggi | October 19, 2010

Check out the highest F1000-ranked articles in biochemistry and related areas


Jawless evolution explained

By Jef Akst | October 18, 2010

A new genetic analysis tips the scales to one side of a long-term debate on the evolution of jawless vertebrates


News in a nutshell

By Bob Grant | October 18, 2010

Hungary spill may be worse than expected; Good citations make good papers; More negative findings for XMRV/chronic fatigue link; National Medals of Science awarded

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UK biologists brace for cuts

By Colin Macilwain | October 18, 2010

"The feeling is one of naked terror at a perfect storm of bad news"


High-profile paper retracted

By Megan Scudellari | October 15, 2010

A second paper by a Harvard stem cell biologist is also under review


Protease inhibitors: from clinic to canvas

By Vanessa Schipani | October 14, 2010

At an HIV treatment and research center in California, ART (antiretroviral therapy) is inspiring art

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Relief for parched plants

By Carrie Arnold | October 14, 2010

Heat and drought are wreaking havoc on the world's crops, but scientists are engineering plants that may be able to survive such harsh conditions


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