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The Thing Inside Your Cells That Might Determine How Long You Live - New York Times


New York Times
“We think the nucleolus plays an important role in regulating the life span of animals,” said Adam Antebi, a cellular biologist at the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing in Germany. He's an author of a new review published last week in Trends ...

Conservation Biologist Ben Collen Dies of Bone Cancer - The Scientist


The Scientist
He went on to earn a master's degree at the University of York and then a PhD from the Institute of Zoology and Imperial College London, according to his lab's website. He continued his research as a postdoc and, later, a research fellow at the ...

Using Medicine and Science to Improve the Quality of Life - New York Times


New York Times
Professor, department of Stem Cell Biology and Medicine, faculty of medical sciences at Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. Katsuhiko Hayashi smiles when he thinks about helping to restore the white rhinoceros. The last male of the species died in March ...

New York Times: Rachel Carson Dies of Cancer; Silent Spring Author Was 56

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1964 obituary. Free registration required.

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Discusses the controversy spawned by the publication of "Silent Spring."

Capitalism Magazine: Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, Environmentalist Mythology Killing Us Softly
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Article blames Carson's "mythology" about DDT for unnecessary deaths from diseases that DDT was once used to fight.

Frontline: Silent Spring Revisited
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Discusses how supporters and critics assess Carson's influential book. From the Web site of the PBS TV series Frontline.

Reason Online:
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Finds the legacy of the book "troubling," particularly in regard to carcinogenic effects of pesticides.

National Resources Defense Council: The Story of
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The positive influence of "Silent Spring."

Rachel Carson
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Her life and legacy. Includes biography, bibliography and Web links.

Rachel Carson
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Al Gore's introduction to the 1994 edition of "Silent Spring."

The New York Times: Genetics
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Collection of articles assembled to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the discovery of DNA. Topics include history, recent developments, ethical concerns and other issues related to the genetic revolution, and the role of the news media in science.

New York Times: There's Poison All Around Us Now
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Review of "Silent Spring."

New York Times: Obituary
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Reports Carson's death in 1964.