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Baldness Genes Discovered?

By | March 26, 2012

Researchers say they've found key molecular clues to a problem that plagues 80 percent of men.

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New York Higher Education Broil

By | March 26, 2012

Faculty at New York City’s public universities are suing their board of trustees over a new curriculum they say will harm science education.

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Old Memories Excavated

By | March 26, 2012

Scientists use molecular techniques to reawaken memories in mice.

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Mouse Made For You

By | March 23, 2012

Mice “avatars” grafted with patient tumor tissue help identify effective drug regimens.

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Gut Microbe Redux

By | March 23, 2012

The theory that people can largely be divided into three groups based on their dominant gut microbiota species is called into question.

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UNC Debates Open Access

By | March 22, 2012

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is considering a policy of open-access-only publishing for its faculty.

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University Hospitals Struggle

By | March 22, 2012

Through a confluence of events, academic medical centers could lose 10 percent of their revenue in the coming years.

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My DNA, My Results

By | March 22, 2012

Are donors of biological material privy to research results that stem from their donation?

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Pharma Puts Up Money for Biotech

By | March 21, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson contribute a total of $100 million to early-stage biotech endeavors.

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Upheaval Over Children’s Health Study

By | March 21, 2012

A second advisor for the National Children’s Study resigns in response to changes in study design.

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