Tsetse gene sequence adds to researchers' knowledge of the fly's biology and behaviour.
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The sex chromosome has been shrinking throughout mammalian evolution, but many of its remaining genes play crucial roles beyond sex determination.
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Genes and physiological acclimation contribute equally to heat resistance.
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Agency also intends to extend authority to other tobacco products, including cigars and hookahs.
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The week in science: NIH allows reuse of rejected grant ideas; China’s land pollution revealed; and NASA’s LADEE probe crashes into the Moon.
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Iranian scientists must be allowed to interact abroad without fear of persecution, says Elise Auerbach.
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China begins work on super-secure network as ‘real-world’ trial successfully sends quantum keys and data.
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Biologists are directing the evolution of corals to prepare them to fight climate change.
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A new generation of industrial plants can make liquid fuels from almost any organic scraps — from corn stalks and wood chips to urban rubbish.
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£375 million from development budget will be redirected to science partnerships with middle-income economies.
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Gene therapy aids performance of cochlear impants in guinea pigs.
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Elevated greenhouse gas levels, not just rising temperatures, are extending annual plants' life cycles.
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High-speed video reveals unusually powerful motion, but specialized weapon can also gently nudge prey.
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Y Combinator has high hopes for low-cost biotech innovation.
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Conclusions on stockpiling of antiviral drugs challenged.
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Smaller-than-expected tremor has scientists scrambling to redefine rules for areas of extreme seismic stress.
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Gene-silencing technique yields promising treatments for liver-linked disorders.
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