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NIH Issues Genomic Data Sharing Rules

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | August 28, 2014

Updated guidelines expand upon existing policy to include more kinds of data. 

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Subglacial Ecosystem

By Jef Akst | August 22, 2014

Samples from an Antarctic lake 800 meters below the ice reveal an abundance of microbial life.

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Super Sniffers?

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | July 24, 2014

African elephants have more genes for olfactory receptors than dogs or humans, a study shows. 

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Government Cracks Down on Biosecurity

By Tracy Vence | July 15, 2014

After a string of incidents leading to lab closures and a moratorium on the transfer of select agents, US labs are reassessing safety threats within their own walls.

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Insecticides Harm Birds Indirectly

By Tracy Vence | July 10, 2014

The effects of neonicotinoid use on insect populations appear to be rippling through the food chain, scientists show.

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NIH Expands Undiagnosed Diseases Program

By Tracy Vence | July 3, 2014

The National Institutes of Health is funding six extramural medical centers to help identify the causes of mysterious diseases.

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Lichen Legion

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | July 2, 2014

Genetic analysis splits one species into 126.

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Emperor Penguins on Thin Ice

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | June 30, 2014

A new model suggests emperor penguin populations could decline by 19 percent by 2100.

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BRAIN Initiative Asks for $4.5B

By Kerry Grens | June 9, 2014

An advisory committee for the BRAIN Initiative says that to fully fund the goals of the neuroscience research program, taxpayers should fork over $4.5 billion.

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Combating Asian Carp

By Jef Akst | June 5, 2014

A new plan to protect the Great Lakes from the invasive species is set in motion.

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