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From Bones to Brains

By Hannah Waters | June 1, 2012

With the help of a mother, one researcher uncovered a common link between autism and a devastating bone disease.

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Microbiology Goes High-Tech

By Jeffrey M. Perkel | June 1, 2012

Out with toothpicks and pipettors; in with automation.

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Sohini Ramachandran: Population Tracker

By Megan Scudellari | June 1, 2012

Assistant Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University. Age: 30

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Targeting DNA

By Jef Akst | June 1, 2012

After 20 years of high-profile failure, gene therapy is finally well on its way to clinical approval.

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Burgers and Flies

By Megan Scudellari | May 1, 2012

Inspired by Darwin, Mohamed Noor has uncovered the molecular dance by which a single species becomes two.

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The Sugar Lnc

By Sabrina Richards | May 1, 2012

Genes that react to cellular sugar content are regulated by a long non-coding RNA via an unexpected mechanism

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A Brighter Beacon

By Edyta Zielinska | April 1, 2012

A novel liquid laser set-up can detect single nucleotide mutations in a cancer gene.

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Finding Phenotypes

By Edyta Zielinska | April 1, 2012

Genes shared across species that produce different phenotypes – deafness in humans and directional growth in plants – may reveal new models of disease.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | March 1, 2012

The Wandering Gene and the Indian Princess, The Forever Fix, Connectome, and DNA USA

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Combing the Cancer Genome

By Carina Storrs | March 1, 2012

A guided tour through the main online resources for analyzing cancer genomics data

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