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Micro Farmers

By Cristina Luiggi | May 1, 2011

Dustin Rubenstein discusses how the discovery of amoebas that farm their own food links the development of agriculture with the evolution of social behavior.

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Viral Hijackers

By Hannah Waters | April 1, 2011

Editor's choice in immunology

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Model Liver

By Richard P. Grant | April 1, 2011

Editor's choice in physiology

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Truly Phenome-nal

By Hannah Waters | April 1, 2011

Editor's choice in microbiology

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Vital Signs

By Kelly Rae Chi | April 1, 2011

New frontiers in the search for novel, noninvasive biomarkers

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PET Guerrilla

By Chris Tachibana | April 1, 2011

A former Uruguayan antigovernment rebel is developing a revolutionary diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease.

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Come Inside

By Richard P. Grant | March 1, 2011

Editor's choice in immunology

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Sequence Analysis 101

By Jeffrey M. Perkel | March 1, 2011

A newbie’s guide to crunching next-generation sequencing data

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Resistant to Failure

By Cristina Luiggi | March 1, 2011

A Duke University researcher survives a sticky situation at a federal research institution to make major strides in determining the genetic roots of Staphylococcus aureus antibiotic resistance.

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At the Tipping Point

By H. Steven Wiley | February 1, 2011

Data standards need to be introduced—now.

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