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Ovarian Stem Cells in Humans?

By Sabrina Richards | February 27, 2012

Adult human ovaries contain a population of stem cells capable of generating immature egg cells.

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Behavior Brief

By Megan Scudellari | February 21, 2012

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Boozing for Better Health

By Megan Scudellari | February 16, 2012

Fruit flies consume alcohol to kill off parasites.

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Next Generation: Rockets for the Gut

By Edyta Zielinska | February 14, 2012

Researchers develop a tiny device that motors around the stomach, fueled by its acidic environment.

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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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