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Keen sense of smell? You’re probably good at not getting lost, study suggests

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Watch a bacterium chase down the source of an enticing molecular trail using chemo-taxis, and it’s clear that its sensory ...
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60 percent of wild coffee species at risk of ‘extinction’

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More than half of the world’s 124 wild coffee plant species meet the criteria for inclusion on the International Union ...
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Viewpoint: Documentary Genesis 2.0 delivers ‘warning’ about synthetic biology

Scientist | 
“How did you manage to set free that terrible devil?” asks a Yakut poem, solemnly intoned near the beginning, and ...
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Chasing the biology underlying human intelligence

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[H]uman intelligence [has increased] over time. Proposed explanations for the phenomenon, now known as the Flynn effect, include increasing education, ...
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Can a skin patch thwart cocaine overdoses?

Scientist | 
There are nicotine patches to help quit smoking, and then there’s this: patches of actual skin, genetically engineered to produce ...
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What can we learn from bacteria that eat antibiotics for fuel?

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Some bacteria take antibiotic resistance a step further: they chow down on the very compounds designed to kill microbes and ...
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Hatchery-raised vs wild-born coho salmon: Containment sites may alter epigenome, hurting survival in the wild

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[Biologist Louis Bernatchez of Quebec’s Laval University] and his colleagues set out to search for evidence of a different kind of hatchery adaptation, ...
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Are brains of transgender people wired differently?

Scientist | 
In recent years, US society has seen a sea change in the perception of transgender people, with celebrities such as ...