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The rhythm of biology

By Bob Grant | June 3, 2011

An art exhibit in New York City explores the science behind our reaction to sounds and sensations.

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Primal Fashion

By Cristina Luiggi | May 20, 2011

Two sisters -- a developmental biologist and high-end fashion designer -- team up to develop a couture collection inspired by the first 1,000 hours of embryonic life.

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Thwarting leukemia drug resistance

By Hannah Waters | May 18, 2011

Researchers identify a pathway that allows leukemia to evade a common cancer treatment -- and develop a way to block it

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Opinion: Progress toward an HIV/AIDS vaccine

By Harriet L. Robinson | May 14, 2011

Recent successes and ongoing efforts to develop a successful vaccine

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Billion dollar babies of the human genome

By Jef Akst | May 14, 2011

The Human Genome Project has generated nearly $800 billion in economic output and hundreds of thousands of jobs in genomics and related industries.

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How heat helps kill cancer

By Megan Scudellari | May 9, 2011

Local hyperthermia boosts the effectiveness of cancer treatments by preventing DNA repair in tumor cells.

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Opinion: The decline of physiology

By R.J. Naftalin | April 19, 2011

Medical schools in the UK are teaching physiology courses primarily focused on clinical applications with much curtailed practical laboratory training to the detriment of medical education

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