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Seeking genetic fate: personal genomics companies offer forecasts of disease risk, but the science behind the packaging is still evolving. Jul 4, 2009 3238
Superconductors escape Flatland: iron-based materials allow electric current to flow in 3-D. Feb 28, 2009 436
Boron's stable form. Brief article Feb 28, 2009 149
Finding where criminals live by the numbers: mathematician combines calculations with geography. Jan 31, 2009 417
Math explains survival of beetles: new equations show why competing species can coexist. Brief article Jan 31, 2009 317
Digital memory gets hot, in theory: controlled heat flow may one day store computer data. Jan 17, 2009 523
Water on soap is recipe for chaos. Brief article Jan 17, 2009 161
Superconductivity does the twist; electron dance explains loss of resistance in exotic material. Dec 20, 2008 372
No gene is an island: even as biologists catalog the discrete parts of life forms, an emerging picture reveals that life's functions arise from interconnectedness. Dec 6, 2008 2734
Nash's math gets more beautiful: even with infinite choices, games may have stable strategies. Nov 8, 2008 455
Scientists make bacteria that do basic logic steps: microbes can compute AND, OR, NAND and NOR. Brief article Nov 8, 2008 275
New gene delivery method takes major step toward safer stem cells: reprogramming works without DNA-altering viruses in mice. Oct 25, 2008 464
Thinning fuel before injection boosts efficiency: new device could improve gas mileage in cars, trucks. Brief article Oct 25, 2008 258
Cichlids divide along color lines: sensory changes may be splitting a fish species in two. Oct 25, 2008 408
Thank mom, dad for extra years: study identifies gene variant that extends people's lives. Sep 27, 2008 253
Take two and run farther in the morning: drugs improve muscular endurance in lab mice. Aug 30, 2008 379
T cells get tough against HIV: in mice, RNA 'scissors' keep the AIDS virus at bay. Aug 30, 2008 380
Two paths to longer life overlap: study identifies proteins that may play key roles in longevity. Brief article Aug 2, 2008 181
DNA, Jim, but not as we know it: unnatural genetic letters build stronger double helix. Aug 2, 2008 344
Finding the golden genes: advances in gene therapy could tempt some athletes to enhance their genetic makeup, leading some researchers to work on detection methods just in case. Cover story Aug 2, 2008 2792
Skirting the membrane dilemma: early cells may not have needed sophisticated proteins. Jul 5, 2008 398
Monkeys move arm with mind: technology may eventually lead to improved prostheses. Jun 21, 2008 436
What a tangled protein web humans weave: complexity depends more on network of interactions than on number of genes. Jun 7, 2008 630
Stem cell snag: implanted cells may show signs of Parkinson's. Apr 12, 2008 509
Curbing chemo: fasting cushions drug's side effects in mice. Apr 5, 2008 473
You, in a dish: cultured human cells could put lab animals out of work for chemical and drug testing. Apr 5, 2008 2488
Mouse, heal thyself: therapeutic cloning from a mouse's own cells. Mar 29, 2008 437
Fingerprinting fugitive microbes. Brief article Mar 29, 2008 285
Long-life link: gut protein ties low insulin to longevity. Mar 22, 2008 480
New technique brings Parkinson's treatment closer. Mar 15, 2008 316
A way forward: releasing the brakes on cancer vaccines. Mar 8, 2008 419
Greener green energy: today's solar cells give more than they take. Mar 1, 2008 444
Resistance to Bt crops emerges. Mar 1, 2008 223
It takes a village of proteins. Brief article Feb 23, 2008 256
Spread of nonnative fish mirrors human commerce. Brief article Feb 9, 2008 143
Faulty fountains of youth: adult stem cells may contribute to aging. Cover story Feb 9, 2008 1965
New route to insulin-making cells. Brief article Feb 2, 2008 272
Do-it-yourself DNA: scientists assemble first synthetic genome. Jan 26, 2008 519
Phoenix heart: replacing a heart's cells could ease transplants. Jan 19, 2008 476
Switchgrass may yield biofuel bounty. Jan 19, 2008 248
Positive signal: lone protons carry messages between cells. Jan 12, 2008 443
Life from scratch: learning to make synthetic cells. Jan 12, 2008 2448
Reading the repeats: cells transcribe telomere DNA. Jan 5, 2008 383
Milking performance from damaged brains. Jan 5, 2008 218
Keeping metabolic syndrome at bay. Jan 5, 2008 208
Hold the embryos: genes turn skin into stem cells. Nov 24, 2007 498
Extreme healing: protein aids limb regrowth in newts. Nov 3, 2007 446
Stem cells from virgin eggs: nonviable embryos could answer ethical concerns. Oct 20, 2007 2016
Spying vision cells: eye's motion detectors are finally found. Oct 13, 2007 476
Curry power: an age-old seasoning could help combat Alzheimer's. Sep 15, 2007 1819
Genome 2.0: mountains of new data are challenging old views. Sep 8, 2007 2495
Taking a jab at cancer: combined with drugs, vaccines against tumors may finally be working. Aug 11, 2007 1863
Perception is longevity. Jul 28, 2007 222
Tumor suicide: gene therapy makes cancer cells self-destruct. Jul 14, 2007 486
Adding to nature's repertoire. Jul 14, 2007 255
Anemone reveals complex past. Jul 14, 2007 218
Crossing the line: technique could treat brain diseases. Jun 23, 2007 405
Breast cancer lead: overactive gene is linked to disease. Jun 16, 2007 441
The hunt for antihelium: finding a single heavy antimatter nucleus could revolutionize cosmology. May 12, 2007 2311
Talk to the hand: language might have evolved from gestures. May 5, 2007 524
Pregnancy and pollution: women living in areas with poor air quality have babies with lower birthweights. Apr 28, 2007 472
DNA pinpoints poached ivory tusks. Mar 10, 2007 278

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