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Tension Tracker

By Anna Azvolinsky | March 1, 2014

For the first time, researchers quantify the mechanical forces cells exert on one another.

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More Monkeys With Edited Genomes

By Kerry Grens | February 14, 2014

Researchers use the TALEN genome-editing technique to generate a primate model of Rett syndrome.  

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Graphene Coating Cleans Up Clots

By Kerry Grens | February 12, 2014

Blood clots on medical devices might be reduced by a graphene-based material.  

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Molecular Motors

By Abby Olena | February 12, 2014

Researchers control nanomotors inside living cells.

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Review: “Please Continue”

By Tracy Vence | February 11, 2014

A play that dramatizes Stanley Milgram’s infamous social psychology experiments from the 1960s captures the personal side of human research.

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The Year of Crystallography

By Kerry Grens | February 11, 2014

UNESCO highlights accomplishments in crystallography in a year-long celebration in 2014.  

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Neural Target for Autism?

By Jef Akst | February 7, 2014

Mouse and rat models of the developmental disorder responded positively to a drug given to their mothers a day before birth.

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First CRISPR-Tinkered Primates Born

By Kerry Grens | February 3, 2014

Twin macaques are the first primates born whose genomes were edited using CRISPR technology.

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Book Excerpt from Buddhist Biology

By David P. Barash | February 1, 2014

In Chapter 1, “A Science Sutra,” author David Barash describes how the ancient philosophy might form the perfect link between science and religion.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | February 1, 2014

Me, Myself, and Why, RedDevil 4, Neanderthal Man, and Science from Sight to Insight

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