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February 3, 2010

Rebecca Skloot’s new book reveals untold truths about one of medical science’s most important tools

February 1, 2010

We all do it, one time or another. You blow your nose for what must be the hundredth time that day. Before you throw out the tissue, you take a […]

January 27, 2010

A molecular biologist gives a common organism a remarkable skill using man-made genes

January 22, 2010

The Defense Department’s attempts to merge insects and electronics are benefiting science more than the military

January 8, 2010

New circuits tap into electric currents generated by bigleaf maple trees

January 6, 2010

One researcher brings back a dead hypothesis

December 30, 2009

Scientists say no, but U.K. pilot program gathers data anyway

December 7, 2009

Medical and literary experts debate English novelist Jane Austen’s fatal illness

December 1, 2009

NYU Chemist Realizes Dream of Made-To-Order Crystals

November 14, 2009

An unusual team builds a pipetting robot out of Legos for a genetic engineering competition

November 9, 2009

Have you ever stepped out of a dim subway station into the sunshine and felt that telltale tickle in your nose—the unmistakable need to sneeze? Sneezing in the sudden presence […]

November 5, 2009

New insulin study may open doors for better treatment of sarcopenia.

November 4, 2009

India’s biotech regulator says genetically engineered eggplant is safe for commercial use, but critics argue otherwise.

October 31, 2009

Some scientists believe the modern human body evolved to run

October 29, 2009

Two newly discovered proteins in spider webs could one day be used in a natural adhesive


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