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Shooting for the Moon

By | April 1, 2016

Defeating cancer is many times more difficult than planting a flag on our lunar satellite.

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To Each His Own

By | April 1, 2015

Cancer treatment becomes more and more personal.

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Search and Destroy

By | April 1, 2014

Turning a patient’s immune cells into cancer-fighting weapons

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Making Cancer More Transparent

By | April 1, 2013

A decade into the age of genomics, science is generating a flood of data that will help in the quest to eradicate the disease.

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Avant-Garde Science

By | June 1, 2012

Why naked mole-rats and experimental gene therapies remind me of groundbreaking artists.

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With All Due Consideration

By | May 1, 2012

Scientists and their many hats

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Agents Provocateurs

By | April 1, 2012

Asking pointed questions is a key part of the scientific process.

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Tricky Trials

By | March 1, 2012

Studies on safety, efficacy, or dosing of drugs in children, or on nutritional supplements, are not run-of-the-mill.

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A Truly Happy Return

By | December 1, 2011

After a roller-coaster of an October, The Scientist resumes publication under new ownership.

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Seeing the Forest for the Trees

By | August 1, 2011

Getting the big picture means asking lots of little questions.

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