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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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Top Ten Innovations 2011

By The Scientist Staff | January 1, 2012

Our list of the best and brightest products that 2011 had to offer the life scientist

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Cat Cravings

By Jef Akst | January 1, 2012

A mutated feline receptor for sweet tastes explains why cats don’t love sugar but do dig mushrooms.

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High-Tech Choir Master

By Karen Hopkin | January 1, 2012

Elaine Mardis can make DNA sequencers sing, generating genome data that shed light on evolution and disease.

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Before the Genes Jumped, 1930s

By Sabrina Richards | January 1, 2012

How Nobel Laureate Barbara McClintock nearly gave up genetics for meteorology

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | January 1, 2012

January 2012's selection of notable quotes

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