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It Takes a Village

By Beth Marie Mole | June 1, 2013

Scientists working in developing countries find that giving back to local communities enriches their own research.

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Distinct Neural Pathway for Itchiness

By Dan Cossins | May 24, 2013

Scientists find the molecule that delivers itchiness signals to the brain via a dedicated, and previously unknown, neural pathway.  

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Behavior Brief

By Dan Cossins | May 23, 2013

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Opinion: Ethics Training in Science

By James Hicks | May 14, 2013

The NIH has required researchers to receive instruction about responsible conduct for more than 20 years, but misconduct is still on the rise.

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Opinion: Remediating Misconduct

By James DuBois | May 14, 2013

Should institutions invest in changing the behavior of scientists found guilty of violating research rules and ethics?

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Pointed Science

By Helene M. Langevin | May 1, 2013

University of Vermont neurologist Helene Langevin explains some emerging research attempting to explain the benefits of acupuncture.

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The Science of Acupuncture

By Helene M. Langevin | May 1, 2013

Research is uncovering connective tissue's role in the benefits of the ancient practice.

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The Science of Stretch

By Helene M. Langevin | May 1, 2013

The study of connective tissue is shedding light on pain and providing new explanations for alternative medicine.

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Italy Animal Lab Trashed

By Jef Akst | April 24, 2013

Animal-rights activists devastate a psychiatric research lab at the University of Milan.

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Female Anthropologists Harassed

By Jef Akst | April 15, 2013

A new survey finds a high incidence of sexual harassment and rape among women doing anthropological field work.

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