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Opening a Can of Worms

By Bob Grant | February 1, 2011

A father’s determination to help his son resulted in an experimental treatment for autism that uses roundworms to modulate inflammatory immune responses. Can the worms be used to treat other diseases?

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The Worm Crew

By Bob Grant | February 1, 2011

Meet the people behind studies that use nematodes to treat inflammatory diseases. 

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Parasites Unite!

By Cristina Luiggi | February 1, 2011

Gabriele Sorci discusses how invaders can band together to more effectively infect hosts.

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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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Do Fruit Flies Dream of Electric Bananas?

By Björn Brembs | February 1, 2011

Visualizing neuronal activity in small brains over four dimensions

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Losers Fight Back

By Richard P. Grant | February 1, 2011

Editor's choice in developmental biology

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Garage Innovation

By Rob Carlson | January 1, 2011

The potential costs of regulating synthetic biology must be counted against putative benefits.

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Proteins Adorned

By Amy Maxmen | January 1, 2011

Cracking the Secrets of Posttranslational Modifications

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Mining Bacterial Small Molecules

By L. Caetano M. Antunes, Julian E. Davies and B. Brett Finlay | January 1, 2011

As much as rainforests or deep-sea vents, the human gut holds rich stores of microbial chemicals that should be mined for their pharmacological potential.

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Myc, Nicked

By Richard P. Grant | January 1, 2011

Editor's Choice in Developmental Biology

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