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Oxygen-sensing genes allow cells to adapt when oxygen levels drop.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Beginning early Monday morning, Inside Science will cover the three most anticipated science prizes of the year.

Chris Gorski, Editor

A stent implanted in an artery has a sensor to track blood flow and sends data on the patient's condition wirelessly to doctors.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

These significant advancements could win the Nobel Prizes in physiology or medicine, physics, and chemistry.

Inside Science Staff

The large, colorful parasite has apparently been lurking there for years.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Drinking alcohol or taking certain medications can make us unfit to drive, but what about marijuana?

Sofie Bates, Contributor

This image shows two oblong, clear pill capsules, one open and one closed, with multiple dome-shaped drug delivery devices inside one pill and on the table in front of the other.

Pill uses a dissolving spring-loaded needle to spare people with diabetes from normal injections.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Polio peaks in the summer, measles during the school year, and chickenpox in the spring.

Claire Cleveland, Contributor

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