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Opinion: How We Found a New Way to Detect “Hidden Sharks”

By Stefano Mariani and Judith Bakker | May 7, 2018

Given the speed and efficiency of environmental (eDNA) sampling, a much larger portion of the sea can be screened, in a shorter time, for patterns of diversity.

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Opinion: Hidden Environmental Cost in Green Solutions

By Meredith Richardson and Praveen Kumar | June 30, 2017

The inclusion of soil nutrient fluxes is critical for more-accurately assessing the societal value of ethanol biofuel vs. corn feed.

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Opinion: The Zika Effect

By Vincent Racaniello | May 27, 2016

Three reasons why virologists are flocking to study this emerging virus

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Opinion: Translation Nation

By Kathleen Marsman and Lisa McKerracher | November 18, 2015

What’s in store for commercialization grants at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research?

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Opinion: On Global GMO Regulation

By Tetsuya Ishii | February 25, 2015

Advances in genome-editing technologies have made modifying crops easier than ever before. They’ve also clouded the already murky realm of genetically modified foods.

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Opinion: Star Trek Medicine

By Dean Tantin | November 6, 2014

An apology for basic research

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Opinion: Separate Training from Research Budgets

By Viviane Callier | October 7, 2014

In order to make the most of biomedical research funding and to better support trainees, institutions should recognize postdocs as employees.

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Opinion: The Planet Needs More Plant Scientists

By Alan M. Jones | October 1, 2014

Academia is not producing sufficient PhDs in the plant sciences to solve the crop production challenges facing a rapidly growing population.

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Opinion: #IceBucketChallenge, Investing Well

By James Heywood | September 10, 2014

Hundreds of thousands participated in the ALS campaign that went viral, but how are they supposed to decide where to donate?

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Opinion: Bumblebees in Trouble

By Nancy Stamp | June 30, 2014

Commercialization has sickened wild bumblebees around the world. Can we save them? 

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