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It Takes a Village
Beth Marie Mole | Jun 1, 2013
Scientists working in developing countries find that giving back to local communities enriches their own research.
Factoring in Face Time
Adam Kucharski | Jun 1, 2013
How the study of human social interactions is helping researchers understand the spread of diseases like influenza and HIV
Mohamed Y. El-Naggar and Steven E. Finkel | May 1, 2013
Discoveries of microbial communities that transfer electrons between cells and across relatively long distances are launching a new field of microbiology.
The Science of Stretch
Helene M. Langevin | May 1, 2013
The study of connective tissue is shedding light on pain and providing new explanations for alternative medicine.
Why So Soon?
Bob Grant | May 1, 2013
Researchers are using modern experimental tools to probe the mysterious molecular pathways that lead to premature labor and birth.
Ellen A. Walker | Apr 1, 2013
Research into how the brain suffers as a result of chemotherapy is revealing potential avenues for ameliorating cognitive decline.
Best Places to Work Postdocs 2013
Staff | Apr 1, 2013
This year’s survey concludes more than a decade of highlighting the institutions that treat postdoctoral researchers as valued members of the scientific community.
Jef Akst | Mar 1, 2013
Patients are sidestepping clinical research and using themselves as guinea pigs to test new treatments for fatal diseases. Will they hurt themselves, or science?
Bedeviled by Dengue
Beth Marie Mole | Mar 1, 2013
The global spread of dengue virus has immunologists and public-health experts debating the best way to curb infection.
Savraj S. Grewal | Mar 1, 2013
During development, communication between organs determines their relative final size.