In This Issue

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In the final push to the 11,000-foot summit of Mount Perdido, climbers face a treacherous half-mile-long incline of snow and ice.

There’s no way Katjuša Brejc could take home a seal. But that doesn’t mean she doesn’t get attached.

The pivot between art and science started early for Bertalan Andrasfalvy.

Spreading the word that research is doable is in Mike Yerky's DNA.

Changing the spatial arrangement of molecules in a cell can alter their functions.


A compound given at just the right time may make mice forget to be afraid.

Climate change is expanding the disease-causing pathogen’s comfort zone.

Removing one transcription factor allows others to drive cellular destiny.

Perspectives & Opinions

One of this issue's feature articles explores the secrets of hiring good postdoctoral fellows, calling them "the backbone of a lab." But not every postdoc who applies for a spot is a good fit, and the interview process is key to finding the best...

Puzzling pockets of redundancy account for about 5 percent of the human genome. 

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