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This Nature editorial discusses the value in studying the genome of the legendary Galapagos giant tortoise, which holds clues about longevity.
Sophisticated algorithms can now, for instance, identify a data scientist even if that job title is not listed in the person's profile. Employers may soon have access to a new universe of prospective workers.
Everyone knows your pupils dilate when you see something interesting, right? Not so fast: A modern day do-over of a mid-20th century pupillometry experiment raises the question, what should we make of a failed replication?
Techniques that render tissues as clear as glass and swell them to several times their original size are giving unprecedented access to the inner workings of biological systems.