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Dogs and people with Williams syndrome may both owe their sociable personalities to changes in the same genes.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

A Japanese cell biologist will win the award for physiology or medicine for explaining autophagy, or "self-eating."

Inside Science Staff

It's estimated that up to a third of the athletes that we'll watch at the Olympics, will be dopers. So how do you dope and get away with it?

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Scientists try to uncover the brilliance of Leonardo da Vinci.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Even in a perfect environment, DNA still needs defenses against oxidation.

Sara Rennekamp, Contributing Editor

Putting foreign genetic material into bees may reveal insights into honeybee behavior.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

Population crisis tests National Park Service's policy to avoid human intervention.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Human genomes are a boon to medical research, but pose privacy risks.

Sarah Witman, Contributor

Researchers discover how fungi grow so quickly.

Sara Rennekamp, Contributing Editor

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