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Gerrymandering: When does redistricting leave voters without a voice? .
As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to take up the issue of partisan gerrymandering, Professor Sam Wang suggests a test that courts and reformers can use to identify districting schemes that insulate legislators from voters.
Scientists discover one of nature’s tiniest switches .
A discovery by Princeton scientists demonstrates that humans don’t have the monopoly on building the world’s tiniest machines. The researchers found a lasso-shaped bacterial molecule capable of altering its configuration when exposed to heat, a shape-changing ability akin to that used to operate certain synthetic molecular machines.
Bioinformatics points the way to treating deadly pancreatic cancer .
A new study that sifted through an enormous mass of biomolecular data has significantly advanced our understanding of the genetics of pancreatic cancer and opened up promising treatment avenues.
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