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Podcast: Morality in the Rich and Poor, Dolphin Greetings, and More

Science Mag Do the rich behave more dishonestly than the rest of us? How do dolphins say hello? And how can bacteria help capture and store carbon dioxide? Science‘s Online News Editor David Grimm chats about these stories and more … Continue reading

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Breaking News: NSABB Reverses Position on Flu Papers

David Malakoff Science Mag A U.S. biosecurity advisory panel has reversed course and is recommending that the U.S. government allow full publication of two controversial flu studies. After spending two days reconsidering the two manuscripts, the 23-member National Science Advisory … Continue reading

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One Drug to Shrink All Tumors

Sarah C. P. Williams Science Mag A single drug can shrink or cure human breast, ovary, colon, bladder, brain, liver, and prostate tumors that have been transplanted into mice, researchers have found. The treatment, an antibody that blocks a “do … Continue reading

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Canada’s Restrictions on Scientists’ Speech Raise Concerns

Jane J. Lee Science Mag VANCOUVER, CANADA—Government scientists in Canada are facing growing restrictions on their ability to speak directly to the public and the press—and could benefit from new policies being instituted south of the border in the United … Continue reading

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A Pharmacy Under Your Skin

Mitch Leslie Science Mag Microchips run our cars, our washing machines, and even our coffee machines. Soon, they might also dispense medicine. The first study of this approach in people shows that microchips implanted under the skin deliver regular doses … Continue reading

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Human Brains Wire Up Slowly but Surely

Source: Science Mag As the father-to-son exchange in the old Cat Stevens song advised, “take your time, think a lot, … think of everything you’ve got.” Turns out the mellow ’70s folkie had stumbled upon what may explain a key … Continue reading

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