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Hearing Discrepancy Probed

By Amanda B. Keener | September 1, 2015

Common in vitro experiments have distorted the true mechanics of mammalian hair cell stereocilia.

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Inner Ear Cartography

By Ruth Williams | September 1, 2015

Scientists map the position of cells within the organ of Corti.

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Inner Ear Undertakers

By Kerry Grens | September 1, 2015

Support cells in the inner ear respond differently to two drugs that kill hair cells.

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The Regenerators

By Amanda B. Keener | September 1, 2015

A molecular signature makes it possible to trace the details of hair cell replacement in the mammalian inner ear.

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Some Grad Students Regain Health Insurance

By Kerry Grens | August 26, 2015

The University of Missouri returns subsidies for health benefits; New Mexico State University takes them away, offering a raise in return.

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Opinion: Making Progress by Slowing Down

By Susan Fitzpatrick | August 24, 2015

Academic research could be strengthened by thinking more and doing less.

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Some Study Authors “Unfeasibly Prolific”

By Kerry Grens | August 19, 2015

A literature scan finds a fraction of researchers who pump out dozens of publications each year.

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Irisin Redeemed

By Anna Azvolinsky | August 13, 2015

Researchers who first identified irisin quantitate levels of the hormone in human blood and show it is released during exercise.  

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Scientists at or near retirement can be ideal advisers for their junior colleagues. 

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Publishing Partners

By Kelly Rae Chi | August 10, 2015

Collaborations can boost citations, a study shows.

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