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Review: Errors of the Human Body

By Jef Akst | April 11, 2013

This dramatic science fiction film follows a grieving father using his research to understand his infant son’s gruesome death—and explores the culture and ethics of science along the way.


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Review: Gossamer Gallants

By Marlene Zuk | April 5, 2013

The insect-inspired dance by choreographer Paul Taylor strikes the perfect balance between six-legged realism and artistic fancy.


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Cancer Growth Curtailed

By Ruth Williams | April 4, 2013

Researchers develop two small molecules that slow the growth of human cancer cells.


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Branching Out

By Dan Cossins | April 1, 2013

Satellites of the Golgi apparatus generate the microtubules used to grow outer dendrite branches in Drosophila neurons.


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Mighty Modifications

By Beth Marie Mole | April 1, 2013

Histone acetylation levels keep intracellular pH in check.


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Atoms and Arias

By Kate Yandell | March 22, 2013

A Portuguese professor explores the poisons and potions of opera.


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Snobby Scientists

By Edyta Zielinska | March 21, 2013

Does the preference of many scientists to only hear talks from successful institutions limit the reach of innovation?


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Reviving an Extinct Pigeon

By Dan Cossins | March 18, 2013

The passenger pigeon was hunted to extinction 99 years ago, but researchers are planning to use DNA from museum specimens to bring the bird back to life.

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image: La Bohème: A Portrait of Our Oceans in Peril

La Bohème: A Portrait of Our Oceans in Peril

By Graciela Flores | March 15, 2013

The sculptures of Mara G. Haseltine's new exhibition tell a tale of beautiful oceans ravaged by pollution.


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Love Song for an Ailing Planet

By Graciela Flores | March 15, 2013

Artist Mara G. Haseltine unveils her latest exhibition of science-inspired sculpture, a melancholy ode to marine plankton set to the music of Puccini.


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