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December 21, 2011

A hedge fund manager and his battalion of scientists are hunting down a cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

December 24, 2010

The popular notion of genetics is wrong

November 10, 2010

Researchers show how zebrafish can change color without using their eyes.

March 31, 2010

Mother crickets forewarn offspring of predators before they hatch

February 18, 2010

Records show that we're getting faster, but does the human body have a natural speed limit? And if a biological law exists, how long until people try to break it?

December 30, 2009

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

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 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

July 2, 2009

The nascent field of DNA nanotech takes baby steps toward a stellar future

January 22, 2009

For researcher Jermel Watkins, forensic science plus high-schoolers and hands-on teaching is the formula for success.

August 27, 2008

Both deadly and benign spore-forming bacteria's genes allow them to eke it out in extreme conditions.

May 23, 2008

A lizard family tree offers clues to the balance between reproduction and survival.

May 7, 2008

Genetics may someday help smokers decide the best way to quit.


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