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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
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
European Commission unlikely to fund lifetime studies of those affected by fallout.
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Villages close to a road built in Ecuador saw a larger rise in antibiotic resistance than did more remote areas. Karen Hopkin reports
The CDC explains why this is the deadliest foodborne illness outbreak in more than a decade
Singing therapy is often used to restore fluency to sufferers of speech disorders due to stroke. Recent research found, however, it may not be the singing itself that helps. Christie Nicholson reports
DNA-modification studies get a multi-million euro boost.
Why it is time to end invasive biomedical research on chimpanzees
Spread across an agar plate, these 144 bacterial colonies spell out a secret message: "this is a bioencoded message from the walt lab at tufts university 2011." The plate is described in a paper published online September 26 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , in which Tufts University researchers demonstrated for the first time that living microorganisms can be used to transmit cryptic communications between people.
A maverick aristocrat's ideas about dinosaur evolution turn out to have been decades ahead of their time
Sequencing effort provides a model for future studies of museum samples.
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Advances in motion-capture technology hold enormous potential as a tool for analyzing surveillance video for possible security threats