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Contributors

By | April 1, 2013

Meet some of the people featured in the April 2013 issue of The Scientist.

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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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Speaking of Science

By | April 1, 2013

April 2013's selection of notable quotes

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Up, Up, and Array

By | April 1, 2013

By scrutinizing gene expression profiles instead of individual oncogenes, Todd Golub launched a powerful platform for diagnosing, classifying, and treating cancer.

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After Chemo

By | April 1, 2013

Research into how the brain suffers as a result of chemotherapy is revealing potential avenues for ameliorating cognitive decline.

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Sensing Gene Therapy

By | March 31, 2013

Scientists are using genetic techniques to target diseases that affect how we see, hear, smell, taste, and feel.

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Week in Review: March 25-29

By | March 29, 2013

Microbes affect weight loss; dozens of cancer-linked genes identified; a climate change scientists speaks out about personal attacks; isolation among elderly linked to death

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New Down Syndrome Protein Found

By | March 26, 2013

Researchers identify a protein involved in the chromosomal disorder that could explain its characteristic learning deficits.

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Bridges for UK Water Voles

By | March 20, 2013

Newly constructed ramps will expand the habitat available to a colony of water voles in London, and similar ramps elsewhere could encourage isolated populations to mix.   

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Anthrax Vax Test OK for Kids

By | March 19, 2013

A presidential bioethics commission lays out the framework for testing the anthrax vaccine in children.

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