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Genetics Paper Retracted

By Jessica P. Johnson | September 2, 2011

Due to statistical errors, a Science paper claiming that mutation is responsible for genetic variation is retracted.

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Next Generation: Cellular Nanothermometer

By Kerry Grens | September 2, 2011

Quantum dots, typically used in imaging, also relay temperature changes within a cell.

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Speak, RNA

By Jeffrey M. Perkel | September 1, 2011

A trip through the transcriptome

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Vive la Différence

By H. Steven Wiley | September 1, 2011

Measuring how individual cells differ from each other will enhance the predictive power of biology.

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Deep Tissue Treatment

By Tia Ghose | September 1, 2011

A new, genetically encoded tag for electron microscopy may revolutionize studies of specific proteins in cells and tissues.

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Ribosomes in Control

By Jessica P. Johnson | September 1, 2011

Editor’s Choice in Cell Biology

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Hiding Under a Cap

By Richard P. Grant | August 30, 2011

Editor's Choice in Immunology

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Black Death Pathogen Extinct?

By Tia Ghose | August 29, 2011

The Yersinia pestis strain extracted from the bones of Black Death victims may no longer exist.

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Beer Yeast Identified

By Jef Akst | August 23, 2011

A new yeast species found in Patagonia appears to be the missing half of the long-used lager yeast.

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Bacteria Kamikazes

By Kelly Rae Chi | August 16, 2011

Researchers design a synthetic bacterium that kills the infectious microbe Pseudomonas aeruginosa, sacrificing itself in the process.

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