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Lessons from the depths

Lessons from the depths

Scientists are increasingly turning to aquatic organisms as they seek clues to human physiology and disease. Zebrafish, coral and sea hares are becoming model organisms on a par with Drosophila, mice and yeast.

Accounts of death row inmates released from prison based on DNA evidence have become as routine as news stories about celebrity births, betrothals and breakups.

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Leaving no child behind

Leaving no child behind

In a memoir of his formative years, child psychiatrist James Comer describes what he learned from his family and neighbors—and how he sought to make those values the linchpin of an educational philosophy.

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In the anatomy lab, a new way of thinking

In the anatomy lab, a new way of thinking

Scarce instructors, new tools and a boom in knowledge lead to an ongoing experiment in anatomy teaching. Structure remains important, but the new paradigm is functionality.

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