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19 Nov 2015 Vol. 350 #6263
- LISA Pathfinder tests spacetime sensor A European space probe is set to pave the way for measurements of gravitational waves.
- A faster, brighter picture of brain cells in action New voltage-sensor achieves submillisecond precision.
- NIH program fails to launch blacks in biotech Small Business Innovation Research program makes almost no grants to African-Americans.
- Europe's research chief wants scientists to speak up Commissioner Carlos Moedas is confident that science and innovation will bring growth to a divided continent.
- Humans may have reached Chile by 18,500 years ago Monte Verde stone tools may be the oldest in the Americas.
- Crystalline eyes of chitons inspire materials scientists Mollusk makes hundreds of eyes from shell mineral.
- What does a disease deserve? A move to end NIH's AIDS earmark fuels debate over whether funding should reflect disease burden.
- How to hijack a journal A patient hacker can take over a journal's official Web domain with relative ease—as I found out by doing so myself.
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