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Run the Experiments (13) - Just Like Heaven

(August 21st, 2017) Here's a new episode of Lab Times' serialised crime story.

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Science Fun of the Week

(August 18th, 2017) Get ready for your weekly dose of science fun. Today: A happy cancer cell.

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Don’t Blame Open Science for Scooping

(August 17th, 2017) Open science is becoming more and more prevalent. Critics, however, think this approach makes it easier to steal somebody else’s ideas. A new study explores how some researchers not only do not fear open science but, in fact, welcome it as a way to fight illegitimate scooping.

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Legislation in the Lab

(August 15th, 2017) The multidisciplinary project, ANIMPACT, was established in 2013 to address how legislation, regulating animal research, impacts upon biomedical research in Europe. Now, the first results are in.

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Lab Times Summer Read (8) - “I Really Love Shoes”

(August 3rd, 2017) Digging deep into our archive, we found quite a few gems from the past, worth a second read. Here's a 2006 interview with geneticist Leena Peltonen-Palotie (†2010) about population studies in Finland and the European and US science spirit.

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Lab Times Summer Read (7) – Mosquitoes and Limburger Cheese

(August 1st, 2017) Digging deep into our archive, we found quite a few gems from the past, worth a second read. Here's some Incredible Science from the secret archives of the IgNobel committee, from 2006.

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Lab Times Summer Read (6) – “The Heart of Research is Sick”

(July 28th, 2017) Digging deep into our archive, we found quite a few gems from the past, worth a second read. Here's a 2011 interview with developmental biologist Peter Lawrence about the 'broken' research system.

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Lab Times Summer Read (5) – Feel a Fish and Make it Happy

(July 25th, 2017) Digging deep into our archive, we found quite a few gems from the past, worth a second read. Here's a 2012 Research Letter from our corresponding author, Tocou Peixes, from Portugal.

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Lab Times Summer Read (4) – “We Have to be Prepared”

(July 21st, 2017) Digging deep into our archive, we found quite a few gems from the past, worth a second read. Here's a 2009 interview with vaccine researcher Rino Rappuoli about the worldwide swine flu pandemic at that time.

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Lab Times Summer Read (3) – Spitting Hedgehogs

(July 18th, 2017) Digging deep into our archive, we found quite a few gems from the past, worth a second read. Here's some Incredible Science from the secret archives of the IgNobel committee, from 2007.

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Lab Times Summer Read (2) - “For Science, Play is Not a Luxury”

(July 14th, 2017) Digging deep into our archive, we found quite a few gems from the past, worth a second read. Here's an interview with the inventor of the Southern blot, Edwin Southern, from 2013.

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Lab Times Summer Read (1) – Praying for Dopamine

(July 12th, 2017) Digging deep into our archive, we found quite a few gems from the past, worth a second read. Here's a Lab Times classic from 2009, a Research Letter from Denmark by our corresponding author, Tahor Grundtvig.

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