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Evolvability, observed
Jef Akst | Mar 17, 2011
The most successful E. coli strains in a long-term evolution experiment were those that showed the greatest potential for adaptation
News in a nutshell
Megan Scudellari | Mar 17, 2011
A new whistleblower measure; primates under pressure; how the blind "see"
Opinion: Gulf science sputters
Linda Hooper-Bui | Mar 16, 2011
One year after BP's Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil platform exploded and sent millions of gallons of crude gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, researching the disaster's ecological impact remains difficult
Sperm mystery solved
Megan Scudellari | Mar 16, 2011
Scientists identify the channel by which progesterone activates sperm to swim toward an egg
Manipulative mosquito semen
Hannah Waters | Mar 15, 2011
Proteins transferred to female mosquitoes during copulation affect their behavior, and provide potential targets for disease control
Top 7 in biochemistry
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 15, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in biochemistry and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
Gut bugs to lungs' rescue
Megan Scudellari | Mar 14, 2011
Commensal microbes in the gut may help combat the flu virus in the lungs
Suffrage, art and science
Richard P. Grant | Mar 11, 2011
An artful event hosted by the UK's Medical Research Council celebrates the role of women in research
Bee College
Megan Scudellari | Mar 11, 2011
Beekeepers gather at the University of Florida this weekend to learn tricks of the trade
Unexpected slime mold complexity
Jef Akst | Mar 10, 2011
When these single-celled organisms congregate into multicellular stalks, they grow a tissue once thought to be unique to multicellular animals