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Switching the Bait

By Edyta Zielinska | February 1, 2012

Turning a standard technique into an unbiased screen for diagnostic biomarkers

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Immune Heat

By Edyta Zielinska | February 1, 2012

Editor's choice in immunology

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Gain a Chromosome and Adapt

By Sabrina Richards | January 30, 2012

Research in yeast shows that aneuploidy is both a consequence of and an adaptation to stress.

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Speed Gene Traced to One Founder

By Edyta Zielinska | January 26, 2012

Researchers track a racehorse “speed gene” back to a single mare in the United Kingdom.

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Longevity Study Lives On

By Cristina Luiggi | January 24, 2012

A reanalysis of the study reporting genes linked to extremely long life, which was retracted from Science last summer, is published in PLoS ONE.

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Marooned Chromosomes Cause Cancer?

By Edyta Zielinska | January 23, 2012

Chromosomes accidentally stranded outside of the nucleus could contribute to cancer formation.

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Lasting Intelligence

By Cristina Luiggi | January 19, 2012

Genetic differences influence how well people perform on IQ tests as children and senior citizens.

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Same Day Genomes

By Megan Scudellari | January 13, 2012

Two new sequencing machines will read a human genome in 24 hours.

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Is India Polio Free?

By Cristina Luiggi | January 12, 2012

This week will mark the one-year anniversary of the last polio case in the second-most populous country.

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Chimp Viruses for Human Vaccines

By Ruth Williams | January 4, 2012

An adenovirus isolated from chimpanzee feces proves more effective than human adenoviruses as a vaccine vector for hepatitis C.

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