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February 1, 2012

Meet some of the people featured in the February 2012 issue of The Scientist.

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Calcium and the Pancreas

By | February 1, 2012

Normal pancreatic function depends on the precise flow of calcium within and into the acinar cells of the organ. 

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On the Menu

By | February 1, 2012

Digestion on the cellular level: two mysteries examined

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The War Within

By | February 1, 2012

Unraveling the molecular causes of acute pancreatitis—a potentially deadly disease in which the pancreas essentially digests itself—is yielding clues to how it might be treated.

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