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In Your Dreams

By David Gelernter | March 1, 2016

Understanding the sleeping brain may be the key to unlocking the secrets of the human mind.

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | March 1, 2016

March 2016's selection of notable quotes

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New CRISPR Patent Issued

By Jef Akst | February 18, 2016

Caribou Biosciences receives a patent related to the gene-editing technology.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | February 1, 2016

What Should a Clever Moose Eat?, The Illusion of God's Presence, GMO Sapiens, and Why We Snap

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Scientific Literacy Redefined

By Cynthia Brandenburg | February 1, 2016

Researchers could become better at engaging in public discourse by more fully considering the social and cultural contexts of their work.

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | February 1, 2016

February 2016's selection of notable quotes

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AAUP Champion Dies

By Jef Akst | January 26, 2016

Jordan Kurland, associate general secretary of the American Association of University Professors, has passed away at age 87. 

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“Heroes of CRISPR” Disputed

By Tracy Vence | January 19, 2016

Critics have harsh words for the Broad Institute’s Eric Lander and Cell over a recent perspective piece describing the history of CRISPR.

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Who Owns CRISPR, Cont’d

By Jef Akst | January 14, 2016

The US Patent and Trademark Office declares a patent “interference” and will seek to determine who has rights to the gene-editing technology.

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TS Picks: CRISPR Patent Edition

By Kerry Grens | January 5, 2016

A challenge to the first CRISPR patent just got teeth.

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