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REVEALED: Weird Way 'Odd Little Creature' Reproduces

Posted 11.19.2012 | Science

By: LiveScience Staff Published: 11/17/2012 12:19 PM EST on LiveScience The tiny, all-female bdelloid rotifers have endured the past 80 million yea...

Barbara McClintock, Genome Self-Repair and Cell Cognition: A Revolutionary Vision for the Future of Biology

James A. Shapiro | Posted 05.09.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

In its early days, molecular biology promised to provide us with an explanation of life in terms of physics and chemistry. However, since the 1960s it has succeeded instead in amazing us with the richness and sophistication of intra- and inter-cellular control and communication networks.

Barbara McClintock, X-Rays, and Self-Aware, Self-Healing Cells

James A. Shapiro | Posted 05.08.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

Dennis Bray names Barbara McClintock the first biologist to ask, "What does a cell know about itself?" What lay behind this question, a question that may astonish some to come from the first woman to receive a solo Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology?

What Causes Cancer? Genetics & Environment: The Perfect Storm

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 09.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

Why does a woman with no family history of breast cancer and no obvious risk factors for breast cancer succumb to the disease? What happened to her?