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Lasker Winners Announced

By Jef Akst | September 12, 2011

Discoveries in protein folding and malaria treatment are recognized by the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation.

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Man-Eating Mushrooms

By Jef Akst | September 9, 2011

An artist suggests that being buried in a suit laden with decomposing fungi may be healthier for the mind and the environment.

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Get Your Gut Sequenced

By Jef Akst | September 8, 2011

A new non-profit endeavor is calling for people to get their gut bacteria sequenced for the sake of science.

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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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Art + Science Now

By Bob Grant | September 1, 2011

The book that serves as bio art's encyclopedia.

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Blood Simple

By Tia Ghose | September 1, 2011

A veterinary vaccine spawned products that could clean the HIV virus from blood supplies.

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In Chapter 13, "Altruism," author Oren Harman discusses how George Price's and John Maynard Smith's 1973 formulation of evolutionarily stable strategy (ESS) meshes with examples of altruism in nature.

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Showcase Your Science

By Jessica P. Johnson | September 1, 2011

Tips for creating a science video or website.

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Speak, RNA

By Jeffrey M. Perkel | September 1, 2011

A trip through the transcriptome

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Speaking of Science

By N/A | September 1, 2011

September 2011's selection of notable quotes

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