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Capsule Reviews

By | April 1, 2014

Cancer Virus, A Window on Eternity, Murderous Minds, and The Extreme Life of the Sea

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Commander of an Immune Flotilla

By | April 1, 2014

With much of his early career dictated by US Navy interests, Carl June drew inspiration from malaria, bone marrow transplantation, and HIV in his roundabout path to a breakthrough in cancer immunotherapy.

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Contributors

By | April 1, 2014

Meet some of the people featured in the April 2014 issue of The Scientist.

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Dissecting Consciousness

By | April 1, 2014

Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku describes his new theory of consciousness.

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Elusive Receptor ID’d

By | April 1, 2014

Scientists identify an extracellular ATP receptor in plants.

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Fighting Cancer with Nanomedicine

By | April 1, 2014

Nanotechnology-based therapeutics will revolutionize cancer treatment.

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Future Minded

By | April 1, 2014

Imagine consciousness traveling at the speed of light.

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Going Long

By | April 1, 2014

Researchers discover a tool to trigger an uncommon strategy cancer cells can use to lengthen their telomeres.

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Maria Spies: Molecular Machinist

By | April 1, 2014

Associate Professor, Biochemistry, University of Iowa, Age: 40

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Molecular Multitasker

By | April 1, 2014

Scientists create a way to isolate mRNA from a single living cell within a tissue.

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