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Bacterial Buddies

By Sabrina Richards | March 1, 2013

A chance encounter with a crab apple tree leads to the discovery of a new bacterial species and clues to the evolution of insect endosymbionts.


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Capsule Reviews

By Annie Gottlieb | February 1, 2013

The Science of Love, Bad Pharma, Genes, Cells and Brains, and Nature Wars


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Fast Worms

By Kerry Grens | January 1, 2013

A microfluidic device scans individual C. elegans for abnormal traits and sorts wild-type animals from mutants.


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Genomics-Informed Pathology

By Dennis P. Wall and Peter J. Tonellato | January 1, 2013

Twenty-first century lab reports will include test results read by a new breed of pathologist.

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Koala Time Machine

By Dan Cossins | January 1, 2013

Old koala pelts from museum collections are helping researchers to learn more about the retroviral invasion that may be endangering the Australian marsupial.


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Limber LIMS

By Nicholette Zeliadt | January 1, 2013

Using laboratory information management systems (LIMS) to automate and streamline laboratory tasks: three case studies

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Genomics 101

By Jeffrey M. Perkel | December 1, 2012

Undergraduate students delve into genomics and synthetic biology thanks to a new breed of technologically advanced courses.


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The Plastic Genome

By Beth Marie Mole | December 1, 2012

The poxvirus stockpiles genes when it needs to adapt.

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A Guide to the Epigenome

By Jeffrey M. Perkel | November 1, 2012

Making sense of the data deluge


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The Road Less Traveled

By Megan Scudellari | November 1, 2012

First, Aravinda Chakravarti drew a map of how scientists might unravel the genetics of complex disease. Then he blazed the trail.


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