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Ancient Apoptosis

By | June 9, 2014

Humans and coral share a cell-death pathway that has been conserved between them for more than half a billion years.

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Week in Review: June 2–6

By | June 6, 2014

The malnourished microbiome; innate immunity and beige fat; tools for stem cell self-renewal; predicting tomorrow’s PIs; MERS update

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Growth Factor Regulates Hair Color

By | June 2, 2014

Researchers pinpoint a gene enhancer that contributes to blond locks in humans.

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Contributors

By | June 1, 2014

Meet some of the people featured in the June 2014 issue of The Scientist

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Rusty Waves of Grain

By | June 1, 2014

See how a ruinous fungus that attacks wheat wreaks its damage.

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Singularly Alluring

By | June 1, 2014

Microfluidic tools and techniques for investigating cells, one by one

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Designer Livestock

By | June 1, 2014

New technologies will make it easier to manipulate animal genomes, but food products from genetically engineered animals face a long road to market.

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Putting Up Resistance

By | June 1, 2014

Will the public swallow science’s best solution to one of the most dangerous wheat pathogens on the planet?

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Tactical Maneuvers

By | June 1, 2014

Scientists are creating viruses that naturally home in on tumor cells while simultaneously boosting the body’s immune system to fight cancer.

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Targeting Tumors with Viruses

By | June 1, 2014

Stephanie Swift discusses the strategy of fighting cancer with viruses.

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