Thomas Brock and Hudson Freeze were among the investigators honored at this year's Golden Goose Award ceremony. The award highlights basic — and sometimes odd-sounding — federally funded research that has had an effect on society.
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In PLOS this week: genetic study of breast cancer in Egyptian families, mutations linked to cleft lip and palate, and more.
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Because of new open-access requirements, Gates Foundation-funded researchers can't publish in some top journals, Nature News reports.
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