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Peer Review of STAP Work Revealed

By Kerry Grens | September 11, 2014

Early versions of two now-retracted stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency studies had been rejected before.  

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Genome Digest

By Molly Sharlach | September 10, 2014

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes

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Behavior Brief

By Molly Sharlach | September 5, 2014

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Humongous Herbivorous Dinosaur

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | September 4, 2014

A near-complete titanosaur fossil provides new details of the dinosaurs’ lives. 

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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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A Long Line of LINEs

By Kate Yandell | September 1, 2014

Different mechanisms repress mobile DNA elements in human embryonic stem cells depending on the elements’ evolutionary ages.

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Banking on iPSCs

By Kerry Grens | September 1, 2014

A flurry of induced pluripotent stem cell banks are coming online, but they face significant business challenges.

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Head Scratchers

By Mary Beth Aberlin | September 1, 2014

Many natural phenomena elude our understanding.

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Rewritten in Blood

By Ruth Williams | September 1, 2014

A modified gene-editing technique corrects mutations in human hematopoietic stem cells.

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Six-Legged Syringes

By Yao-Hua Law | September 1, 2014

Researchers whose work requires that they draw blood from wild animals are finding unlikely collaborators in biting insects.

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