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Big brains and spineless penises

By Megan Scudellari | March 9, 2011

How DNA deletions may have produced uniquely human traits


Video: Plant predators

By Jef Akst | March 9, 2011

The fastest known carnivorous plant is caught on tape


Q&A: Improving preclinical trials

By Hannah Waters | March 8, 2011

Measures are needed to increase the chance of success for drugs entering clinical trials

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The 2011 Salary Survey is here

By Jef Akst | March 8, 2011

Take our survey to help us determine the most current salary data for life scientists

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Top 7 in immunology

By Edyta Zielinska | March 8, 2011

A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in immunology and related areas, from Faculty of 1000


What kills cows, saves birds

By Cristina Luiggi | March 7, 2011

Mad cow disease outbreaks in Europe may be favorable to bird populations across the pond


Testing pluripotency

By Jef Akst | March 6, 2011

A new open-access bioinformatics tool allows researchers to determine the pluripotency of newly derived cell lines by inputting microarray data


Preserving potatoes and culture

By Jef Akst | March 4, 2011

Peruvian farmers prepare to send seeds of more than 1,500 potato varieties to the safety of an Arctic vault

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News in a nutshell

By Bob Grant | March 3, 2011

More iPS mutation worries, the benefits of invasive species, Hwang evacuated from Libya


Opinion: On regulation

By Andrew Ellington | March 3, 2011

Innovation is driven, in large part, by access to infrastructure -- if you can't make your own silicon chips, why should we worry about you making your own DNA?


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