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Building Up Research in South Sudan

By | July 12, 2011

The world’s newest country has a long road ahead toward the recovery of its scientific research.

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Contact Allergies May Help Stymie Cancer

By | July 12, 2011

New data suggests that skin rashes are associated with lower risk of developing certain cancers.

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Cough Syrup Treats MS?

By | July 11, 2011

Researchers find that an ingredient in common cough medicine improves multiple sclerosis symptoms in animal models.

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Rising Waters Wash Away Cell Lines

By | July 11, 2011

A Danish cell bank scrambles to save irreplaceable cell and tissue samples in the wake of a flood.

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Gonorrhea Threat

By | July 11, 2011

A new strain of gonorrhea is resistant to all currently available antibiotics.

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Science in Space

By | July 8, 2011

A brief list of some of the more fascinating experiments that will accompany today’s shuttle mission.

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Synthetic Organ Transplant Success

By | July 8, 2011

The recipient of the first synthetic organ transplant—a synthetic trachea seeded with the patient’s own stem cells—is sent home from the hospital.

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Korean Stem Cell Med for Sale

By | July 8, 2011

South Korea approves the first stem-cell medication for clinical use.

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Medical Journal Editors Quit

By | July 7, 2011

Unhappy with management, two editors-in-chief of the Croatian Medical Journal bid the publication goodbye.

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Not Salt's Fault?

By | July 7, 2011

New research raises doubt about whether cutting dietary sodium reduces risk of death from heart disease.

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