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Freeze-tolerant Flies

By Sabrina Richards | February 13, 2012

Two steps help Drosophila melanogaster larvae survive freezing conditions.

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Next Generation: World’s First Nano-ear

By Megan Scudellari | February 10, 2012

A new device can detect sounds a million times fainter than the hearing threshold of the human ear.

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Satellites Spy on Fish Farms

By Cristina Luiggi | February 8, 2012

Scientists use Google Earth to fact check official reports of fish farming in the Mediterranean.

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RNA Chases Its Tail

By Sabrina Richards | February 2, 2012

New research suggests that circular RNA transcripts are not as rare as previously thought.

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Next Generation: Sneaking into a Cell

By Megan Scudellari | January 18, 2012

A nanoscale device measures electrical signals inside cells without causing damage.

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Magnetic Swimmers Cultured

By Tia Ghose | December 22, 2011

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

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Top 7 in Ecology

By Bob Grant | December 6, 2011

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

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Deadly Bat Fungus Nailed Down

By Bob Grant | October 26, 2011

Scientists have made a definitive link between a recently-discovered fungus and a lethal disease wiping out bat populations in eastern North America.

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Climate-Shaped Arabidopsis Genome

By Kerry Grens | October 6, 2011

Two genome-wide studies, backed up by field experiments, identify SNPs that correlate with Arabidopsis fitness in various climates.

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Next Generation: Microfluidics for the Dish

By Kerry Grens | October 4, 2011

A new device for directing fluids is designed to deliver chemical cues directly to petri dishes without disturbing cells.

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