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The Scientist's Bob Grant and Tracy Vence are in the nation's capital, covering the demonstration designed to celebrate the research enterprise and advocate for evidence-based policymaking.

The Scientist's Kerry Grens is in Chicago, covering the demonstration designed to celebrate the research enterprise and advocate for evidence-based policymaking.

The Scientist's Diana Kwon is in Berlin, Germany, covering the demonstration designed to celebrate the research enterprise and advocate for evidence-based policymaking.

Can professional organizations and societies parlay the groundswell of support culminating in this weekend’s March for Science into more-effective science advocacy?

The Nutshell

Daily News Roundup

Scientists predict rodents’ ages by assessing DNA methylation markers in various tissues.

The blood-testing startup settles a legal dispute with the Arizona attorney general’s office.

March for Science edition

The bacterium causes eggs to die, and spreading treated insects is expected to curb Aedes aegypti populations.

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April 2017

Issue Cover: Targeting Tumors

Researchers unravel the sophisticated ways cancers evade treatments, including immunotherapies, designed to destroy them.

Tumors’ mutations can encode the seeds of their own destruction, in the form of immunogenic peptides recognized by T cells.

Across many diseases, taking medication at specific times of day may make the therapy more effective.

In the middle of the 20th century, the National Cancer Institute began testing plant extracts for chemotherapeutic potential—helping to discover some drugs still in use today.

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Maize enthusiast Jason Karl aims to continue breaking his own records for the tallest corn plants ever grown.

Thousands of scientists and science supporters marched from the Washington Monument to the US Capitol this weekend.

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