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Half Asleep

Deprived of rest, parts of the brain start to snooze

October 3, 2011 — Andrea Anderson
2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Bruce Beutler, Jules Hoffmann and Ralph Steinman share the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their eludication of the complex workings of the immune system. Steve Mirsky reports

October 3, 2011
How the Koala Got Its Low Voice

How the Koala Got Its Low Voice

The koala makes a sound that should require a bison-size body. A descended larynx gives it an unusually long vocal tract. Sophie Bushwick reports

September 30, 2011
Cancer Vaccines

Cancer Vaccines

Eric von Hofe, cancer researcher and president of the biotech company Antigen Express talks about his article in the October issue of Scientific American called "A New Ally against Cancer," about cancer vaccines

September 30, 2011 — Steve Mirsky

A Tale of 2 Rodents

Rats teach a neuroscientist lessons of love—or at least sex

September 30, 2011 — Kelly Lambert
Roads Lead to Resistance

Roads Lead to Resistance

Villages close to a road built in Ecuador saw a larger rise in antibiotic resistance than did more remote areas. Karen Hopkin reports

September 29, 2011
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