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Articles by Nicholas Wade

THE NEW YORK TIMES
November 12, 2010
It has taken four highly qualified engineers and a bunch of integral equations to figure it out, but we now know how cats drink. The answer is: very elegantly, and not at all the way you might suppose.
THE NEW YORK TIMES
October 5, 2010
The Nobel prize in physiology or medicine has been awarded this year to Robert G. Edwards, an English biologist who with a physician colleague, Patrick Steptoe, developed the in vitro fertilization procedure for treating human infertility.
THE NEW YORK TIMES
January 13, 2010
Walking through the Tai forest of Ivory Coast, Klaus Zuberbuehler could hear the calls of the Diana monkeys, but the babble held no meaning for him.
THE NEW YORK TIMES
October 6, 2009
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded Monday to three American scientists who solved a problem of cell biology with deep relevance to cancer and aging. The three will receive equal shares of a prize worth around $1.4 million.
THE NEW YORK TIMES
February 13, 2009
Curing the common cold, one of medicine’s most elusive goals, may now be in the realm of the possible.
THE NEW YORK TIMES
June 8, 2007
In a surprising advance that sidesteps the ethical debates surrounding stem cell biology, researchers have come much closer to a major goal of regenerative medicine, the conversion of a patient's cells into specialized tissues that might replace those lost to disease.
THE NEW YORK TIMES
May 4, 2007
Two rival teams of scientists have discovered a common genetic variation that increases the risk of heart disease up to 60 percent in people of European descent.
THE NEW YORK TIMES
April 27, 2007
Researchers said Thursday that they had identified seven new genes connected to the most common form of diabetes — the latest result of an intensifying race between university researchers and private companies to find genes linked to a range of diseases.
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