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Universities to the Economic Rescue

By Bob Grant | June 27, 2011

President Barack Obama turns to US academic institutions for innovation and job creation.

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Last Day for Salary Survey

By Jef Akst | June 26, 2011

Today is your last chance to participate in our 2011 survey of life science salaries.

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One Bad Apple

By Richard P. Grant | June 24, 2011

A unique virus and the worm it infects turn up in an orchard outside of Paris.

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Mail

By The Scientist Staff | June 23, 2011

A selection of comments from our readers.

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New fungal hiding places

By Cristina Luiggi | June 23, 2011

Whether it’s in the arctic or a commonplace kitchen appliance, deadly fungal species wait for the right opportunity to strike.

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The cost of flocking

By Megan Scudellari | June 22, 2011

Flying in a flock comes at a considerable energetic cost for pigeons, raising the question of why they do it.

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Criminal genes

By Cristina Luiggi | June 22, 2011

Experts come together to revisit the controversial field of genetics and criminology.

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UK scraps nationality DNA-testing

By Tia Ghose | June 20, 2011

The UK’s immigration agency has abandoned a program to develop DNA and isotope testing to assess the nationality of asylum seekers.

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DOE science funding at risk

By Bob Grant | June 20, 2011

The US government's energy research efforts may be hobbled by budget cuts.

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Data sharing gets a reprieve

By Tia Ghose | June 17, 2011

Wisconsin legislators amend a budget that would have banned high speed data-sharing networks.

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