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Behavior Brief

By Dan Cossins | October 9, 2012

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Beard Beer

By Beth Marie Mole | October 4, 2012

A brewmaster is creating a signature concoction using yeast found in his facial hair.

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Evolving Dependence

By Ruth Williams | September 27, 2012

Scientists unravel the confusing molecular biology behind a fruit fly’s reliance on a single type of cactus.

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DNA with a Twist

By Sabrina Richards | September 13, 2012

Researchers show that DNA supercoils are dynamic structures that can “hop” long distances, a phenomenon that could affect gene regulation.

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Stalking Sharks

By Jef Akst | August 30, 2012

Researchers monitor the movement of the Pacific’s largest predators and share the information with the world in real time.

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Next Generation: In Vivo Drug Factories

By Sabrina Richards | August 13, 2012

Researchers use UV light to stimulate protein production in nano-sized delivery capsules in mice.

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Next Generation: Regulated Wrinkles

By Sabrina Richards | August 9, 2012

Researchers devise a way to create predictably patterned microwrinkles.

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Cancer Stem Cells Really Do Exist?

By Sabrina Richards | August 1, 2012

Researchers track tumors as they develop, providing more support for the idea that cells with stem-cell-like properties underlie cancer growth and recurrence.

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Next Generation: Separation Two Ways

By Sabrina Richards | June 26, 2012

Researchers designed a microfluidics chip to separate cells using gravity and a force field.

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Mixed Report for Oiled Salt Marshes

By Ed Yong | June 25, 2012

Louisiana’s salt marshes are recovering from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, but some areas have been irreversibly lost.

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