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What's a wolf? That's a complicated question, as a new study on wolf genomes reveals. In my latest New York Times column I take a look at this conundrum http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/28/science/red-eastern-gray-wolves.html 
The finding highlights the shortcomings of laws intended to protect endangered species that don’t take into account research of the evolution of species.
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For my column this week in +The New York Times, I look at a vastly improved map of our brain. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/21/science/human-connectome-brain-map.html
Data from 1,200 brain scans performed as part of the Human Connectome Project allowed researchers to unveil the brain’s hidden geography.
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yes I suppos this working. I need. because ı want to control comp. with head
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Here's "Season Two" of my genome series. I discover protective variants, broken switches, extra genes, and massive pieces of DNA that are simply missing altogether. https://www.statnews.com/feature/game-of-genomes/season-two/
After getting his hands on an accurate reconstruction of his DNA, STAT national correspondent Carl Zimmer dives deep into the genome and finds it packed with surprises.
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I got my genome sequenced and explored it over the past few months. I wrote a three-part series about the experience for Stat. The first part comes out on Monday. Check out this sneak peek! https://www.statnews.com/2016/07/05/game-of-genomes-trailer/
A sneak peek at "Game of Genomes," a special project about the human genome coming soon from STAT national reporter Carl Zimmer.
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For my new "Science Happens" video, I visit a lab where flies sleep under the watchful gaze of scientists--except for the mutants who don't get much sleep at all.
https://www.statnews.com/2016/06/30/sleep-circadian-cycle-science/
By breeding flies, a scientist hopes to discover more about the genes that affect sleep, and use what she learns to help give humans a good night's rest.
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Also classified research for the military -- effects of sleep deprivation. Been around for a long while!!!
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Contagious cancer: eight strains in six species now and counting. Here’s my story for ‪the New York Times‬ ‬ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/28/science/contagious-cancer-clams.html?partner=IFTTT
Once considered a rarity, infectious tumors appear to be more common in the animal world than once believed.
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Here's the last installment of my Game of Genomes series, in which I used my genome as a time machine to go deep into the past and into the future. https://www.statnews.com/feature/game-of-genomes/season-three/
STAT's Carl Zimmer takes a journey back through time, visiting ancestors over the past 2,000 years and going back further to meet his inner Neanderthal.
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+Joe Carter Is only few steps from protein community. Is cycle, maybes. I sees. I writes. I reads. I sees. Is informations community.
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Here's the first installment of my three-part series at +STAT about exploring a human genome--my own. https://www.statnews.com/feature/game-of-genomes/season-one/ 
STAT national correspondent Carl Zimmer takes a narrative journey through the human genome — his own.
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Heh heh. Gnomes no lust for power. King Graal wast too fat and smelly for me to challenges.
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Epigenetics is a sexy field these days, but what do we really understand about how it affects our health? I talked to some skeptics for my New York Times column this week. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/02/science/epigenetic-marks-dna-genes.html
Studies of so-called epigenetic marks, crucial to our development, have met with growing skepticism over their findings.
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Epigenetic changes, need to be inheritable. Otherwise, not genetic.
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Here's a story I wrote for Stat about how two scientists discovered a memory molecule, got shot down, and then came back.
https://www.statnews.com/2016/06/23/memory-research-neuroscience/
Andre Fenton and Todd Sacktor thought they had made a key discovery about how the brain forms long-term memories. The scientific community disagreed.
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The soil is an immune system. I explain in my column this week in the New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/21/science/soil-microbiome-immune-system-pesticides.html
Already lurking in the soil beneath our feet is a complex microbial world that could protect plants and our food supply.
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+Able Lawrence I agree on both counts.

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I write about science, in books, articles, and blogs. I am a columnist at the New York Times, and I also write features for magazines such as National Geographic, Wired, and Scientific American. You can find out more about my books here. And here's a recent video where I explain why we live on a planet of viruses.  
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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus is making waves for its controversial name, as well as its deadly impact. Is this just another

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De-Extinction: Just Around The Corner?
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We may soon have to reclassify extinction, according to a new report in National Geographic Magazine. Some species may only be “bodily extin

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2011. A Body Fit for a FreakyBig Brain. Discover JulyAugust 2011. Link In 1758 the Swedish taxonomist Carolus Linnaeus dubbed our species Homo sapiens Latin

The Loom | Discover Magazine
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Scared? Nah, just busy | The Loom | Discover Magazine
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Evolution | On my first full day blogging at Discover, things are a bit chaotic, but I'd be remiss not to take a second to observe the 150th anniversary of

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Ducks Meet the Culture Wars
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A few days ago, CNS News (“The right news. Right now.”) discovered that the National Science Foundation has …

Monday, Tuesday: New Haven, New York | The Loom | Discover Magazine
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A Planet of Viruses | On Monday, I'll be speaking at a master's tea at Morse College at Yale at 4 pm about outbreaks--real and fictionalized, viral and

Soul-Made-Flesh-A-Thon: A Sale to Clear Out the Brain | The Loom | Disco...
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Book sale! | Thanks to everyone who scooped up autographed copies of At the Water's Edge (72 are out the door as of this writing, and 8 are left). My shelves

Carl Zimmer - Viruses and Other Little Things | Point of Inquiry
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Carl Zimmer - Viruses and Other Little Things. February 4, 2013. Host: Indre Viskontas. This year's flu season has been dubbed the worst in

It Was Foretold Long Ago… | The Loom | Discover Magazine
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General | Allow me to introduce myself by way of a homecoming.It was at Discover that I started writing about science, a couple years out of college and with no

Serotonin | The Loom | Discover Magazine
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Science Tattoo Emporium | chemistry tattoos | Here is a picture of my serotonin tattoo. I don't know that it needs much more explanation than it's my favorite

How many species are there? My latest for the New York Times | The Loom ...
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Top posts | In 1833, John Obadiah Westwood, a British entomologist, tried to guess how many species of insects there are on Earth. He extrapolated from England

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"Gentlemen, it is the microbes that will have the last word." - Louis Pasteur

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A Planet of Viruses | Last year, while I was working on a profile for the New York Times of a virus hunter named Ian Lipkin, he told me he was consulting on a

Science Ink: I want your skin! [Science Tattoo] | The Loom | Discover Ma...
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Science Tattoo Emporium | Melinda writes,I have attached a photo of my Dirac Equation tattoo, which I obtained a few months ago. I am really happy with it. In

The Mere Existence of Whales | The Loom | Discover Magazine
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Evolution | Strictly speaking, there should be no blue whales.Blue whales can weigh over a thousand times more than a human being. That's a lot of extra cells