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Epigenetics of Trained Innate Immunity

By Ruth Williams | September 25, 2014

Documenting the epigenetic landscape of human innate immune cells reveals pathways essential for training macrophages.

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Anatomy of a Virus

By Molly Sharlach | September 16, 2014

A mass spectrometry-based analysis of influenza virions provides a detailed view of their composition.

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Losing Languages

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | September 4, 2014

Biological criteria and evolutionary models help predict threats to spoken language, according to two studies.

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Viral Trek to the Brain

By Molly Sharlach | September 3, 2014

Rabies hitches a ride with a receptor for nerve growth factor.

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Book Excerpt from The Lagoon

By Armand Marie Leroi | September 1, 2014

Author Armand Marie Leroi reminisces about the shells that sparked his love of science.

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Aristotelian Biology

By Armand Marie Leroi | September 1, 2014

The ancient Greek philosopher was the first scientist.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | September 1, 2014

An Indomitable Beast, What If?, Superintelligence, and Dataclysm

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | September 1, 2014

September 2014's selection of notable quotes

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On the Other Hand

By Bob Grant | September 1, 2014

Handedness, a conspicuous but enigmatic human trait, may be shared by other animals. What does it mean for evolution and brain function?

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Beyond Cat Killing

By Bob Grant | August 1, 2014

Capsule reviewed author Ian Leslie sets up his latest book, Curious, about the human propensity to wonder and learn.

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