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Women Scientists More Involved Politically, Survey Says

As scientists seek greater engagement in politics and policymaking, it appears women may be taking the lead.

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Woodpeckers Bang Their Head a Lot: Do They Develop Brain Disease?

True to their namesake, woodpeckers are most recognized for their pecking behaviors, hammering their beaks up to twenty times a second against hard surfaces like wood and even some metals. These repeated, staccato pecks serve as a means offalse

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6 Tips for Finding Balance During Your PhD

Do you sometimes feel like a human stress ball, getting squeezed by the commitments of lab, family, and classes? You're not alone. One 2014 study showed that nearly half of Ph.D. students at UC Berkeley showed signs of depression, and similarfalse

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Fluorescent vs. Chromogenic Detection in Immunohistochemistry

Antibody detection for IHC typically occurs through either a fluorescent or chromogenic reaction. While the goal of each technique is similar — to label targets with high spatial resolution and low background — both methods have benefits andfalse

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Karl Ernst von Baer: Father of Embryology

This profile appears as part of our ongoing Scientific Journeys series. To view the entire timeline, read the profiles, and view related products, click here. 

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