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An electrical switch for cancer?

By | October 19, 2010

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


Top 7 papers in biochemistry

By | October 19, 2010

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


Jawless evolution explained

By | 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 | 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 | October 18, 2010

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


High-profile paper retracted

By | October 15, 2010

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


Protease inhibitors: from clinic to canvas

By | 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 | 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


VIDEO: March of the neutrophils

By | October 14, 2010

Watch white blood cells as they scurry along blood vessels and descend upon an injury site


Female fish dance for love

By | October 13, 2010

In one cichlid species, it's not just the males who put on a show to attract mates


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