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Genome Digest

By Megan Scudellari | June 28, 2011

Meet the species whose DNA has recently been sequenced.

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Next generation: Itsy bitsy fuel cell

By Megan Scudellari | June 23, 2011

The world's smallest microbial fuel cell could be used to power underwater remote sensors or even medical implants.

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The cost of flocking

By Megan Scudellari | June 22, 2011

Flying in a flock comes at a considerable energetic cost for pigeons, raising the question of why they do it.

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Communication helps target tumors

By Jessica P. Johnson | June 20, 2011

Proteins and nanoparticles that talk in order to more efficiently locate and treat tumors could reduce collateral damage to healthy tissues.

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Satellite images capture fish fear

By Cristina Luiggi | June 15, 2011

Scientists use Google Earth to observe the effects of predators on the feeding patterns of coral reef herbivores.

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The ghost of personalized medicine

By Bob Grant | June 14, 2011

Drug therapies tailored to the DNA profiles of individual patients could change the face of medicine, but such treatments aren't commonly used in the clinic.

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Behavior brief

By Megan Scudellari | June 8, 2011

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research.

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Pick your frog poison

By Jessica P. Johnson | May 31, 2011

Human development may destroy natural habitats, but it could also provide amphibians with a safe haven from deadly fungal infections.

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