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EU Reels in Subsidies for Ocean Fisheries

By Bob Grant | October 25, 2013

The European Parliament rejected a proposal designed to fund the construction of new fishing boats, instead opting to fund a project that aims to curtail overfishing.

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Company Size Won’t Predict Success

By Kerry Grens | October 23, 2013

New analysis finds that the size of a company is not tied to getting a drug to market.

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Opinion: Academic Waste

By Linda Feighery | October 17, 2013

From funding to publishing, academic research needlessly burns through time and money.

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A New Antibiotic?

By Tracy Vence | October 16, 2013

Scientists show that peptide-conjugated phosphorodiamidate morpholino oligomers can effectively silence essential bacterial genes.

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Centipede Venom Tops Morphine

By Kerry Grens | October 1, 2013

The substance targets the same ion channel that's mutated in people who don't feel pain.

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Bonding in the Lab

By Kate Yandell | October 1, 2013

How to make your lab less like a factory and more like a family

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Book Excerpt from Evolution and Medicine

By Robert Perlman | October 1, 2013

In Chapter 11, “Man-made diseases,” author Robert Perlman describes how socioeconomic health disparities arise in hierarchical societies.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | October 1, 2013

Perv, Behind the Shock Machine, The Gaia Hypothesis, and Life at the Speed of Light

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | October 1, 2013

October 2013's selection of notable quotes

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Influential Ecologist Dies

By Kate Yandell | September 24, 2013

Ruth Patrick, who pioneered freshwater pollution monitoring, has passed away at age 105.

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