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Cancer’s Escape Routes

By Tia Ghose | November 30, 2011

Scientists are beginning to discover myriad strategies tumors use to avoid attacks by anti-cancer drugs.

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Shortness Gene Identified

By Tia Ghose | November 29, 2011

Deleted gene regions may cause some people to be of extremely short stature.

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Opinion: Beyond the Model

By Beth Rowan and Daniel Koenig | November 29, 2011

How next-generation sequencing technologies will drive a new era of research on non-model organisms.

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Top 7 in Evolutionary Biology

By Jef Akst | November 29, 2011

A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in evolutionary biology and related areas, from Faculty of 1000

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DNA Barcoding Boom

By Jef Akst | November 29, 2011

This week, 450 scientists and industry experts gather at the University of Adelaide in Australia to discuss one of the latest fads in biology—species identification with minimal DNA.

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Human ES Cells Evolve in Culture

By Ruth Williams | November 28, 2011

Researchers identify common genetic changes in cultured human embryonic stem cells, including one that confers a growth advantage.

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Sweet Potato Gets Funding

By Tia Ghose | November 23, 2011

Two research centers have announced funding for scientists to study the Thanksgiving staple

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Top 7 in Genomics & Genetics

By Tia Ghose | November 22, 2011

A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in genomics, genetics and related areas, from Faculty of 1000

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Har Gobind Khorana Dies at 89

By Edyta Zielinska | November 18, 2011

Nobel Prize winning biologist who first decoded how a triplet of nucleic acids encoded an amino acid passed away this month.

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Another Non-invasive Fetal Test

By Jef Akst | November 11, 2011

Fetal chromosomal microdeletions that can lead to developmental abnormalities are detectable in samples of the mother’s blood.

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