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By Peter Piot | May 1, 2015
A close cooperation between science, politics, and economics has helped to control one of history’s most destructive epidemics.
By Bob Grant | May 1, 2015
The Genealogy of a Gene, On the Move, The Chimp and the River, and Domesticated.
By Jenny Rood | May 1, 2015
Sequencing HIV integration sites suggests that clonally expanded T-cell populations may not be the main source of latent virus.
By The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2015
May 2015's selection of notable quotes
By Sarah Ramsay | May 1, 2015
Industry layoffs may save a few dollars, at the cost of losing the collective brainpower of thousands of scientists.
By Jef Akst | April 29, 2015
Most people who participate in research that involves genetic testing prefer to be told if they have mutations that increase their risk of treatable disease, according to a large survey.
By Amanda B. Keener | April 27, 2015
Scientists reengineer a Cas9 enzyme that naturally targets bacterial RNA to stymie hepatitis C inside human cells.
By Jef Akst | April 23, 2015
A twin study suggests that the blood-sucking insects are more attracted to people with certain genes.
By Tracy Vence | April 23, 2015
Investigators in China observed extensive off-target effects when applying CRISPR-mediated gene editing in human zygotes.
By Jef Akst | April 21, 2015
A retrovirus embedded in the human genome may help protect embryos from other viruses, and influence fetal development.
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