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Study: Faster Metabolism Boosted Human Brains

By Tanya Lewis | May 5, 2016

Humans burn calories faster than any other primate, researchers report.

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Speaking of Cancer Research

By Mary Beth Aberlin, Jef Akst, and Tanya Lewis | April 20, 2016

A selection of notable quotes from the annual American Association for Cancer Research meeting

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Contributors

By Catherine Offord | April 1, 2016

Meet some of the people featured in the April 2016 issue of The Scientist.

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Shooting for the Moon

By Mary Beth Aberlin | April 1, 2016

Defeating cancer is many times more difficult than planting a flag on our lunar satellite.

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A Different Way of Doing Things

By Kivanç Birsoy and David M. Sabatini | April 1, 2016

Cancer cells exhibit altered metabolic processes that may serve as promising targets for new therapies.

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Metabolic Reprogramming

By Kivanç Birsoy and David M. Sabatini | April 1, 2016

How cancer cells fuel their rapid growth

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Slumber Numbers

By Jef Akst | March 1, 2016

Ideas abound for why some animal species sleep so much more than others, but definitive data are elusive.

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Sugar Time

By Catherine Offord | March 1, 2016

Metabolic activity, not light, drives the circadian clock in cyanobacteria.

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Go To Bed!

By Kerry Grens | March 1, 2016

The immediate consequences of losing out on sleep may be harbingers of long-term repercussions.

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Under the Cover of Darkness

By Kerry Grens | March 1, 2016

The far-reaching effects of sleep loss

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