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Rethinking Telomeres

By Kate Yandell | March 1, 2015

Not only do telomeres protect the ends of chromosomes, they also modulate gene expression over cells’ lifetimes.

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | March 1, 2015

March 2015's selection of notable quotes

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Stirring the Pot

By Alice Dreger | March 1, 2015

How to navigate the slings and arrows of conducting “controversial” research

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Indian Grad Students on Strike

By Jef Akst | February 25, 2015

With a promised pay hike delayed, thousands of Indian PhD students launch protests in New Delhi.

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Book Excerpt from Women After All

By Melvin Konner | February 2, 2015

In the introduction to his latest book, author Melvin Konner explains why he considers maleness a departure from normal physiology.

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B Cell Bosses

By Kate Yandell | February 1, 2015

Gut bacteria in mice spur regulatory B cells to differentiate and release an anti-inflammatory cytokine.

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Bouncing Back

By Ashley P. Taylor | February 1, 2015

In mice, a transcriptional regulator, β-catenin, activates a microRNA-processing pathway in the nucleus accumbens to promote resilience to social stress.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | February 1, 2015

Touch, The Altruistic Brain, Is Shame Necessary?, and Future Arctic

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It’s Over, Man

By Melvin Konner | February 1, 2015

The era of human male domination is ending. Will modern culture welcome the dawn of a new gender equality?

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | February 1, 2015

February 2015's selection of notable quotes

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