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Opinion: Diversity for Conservationists and Biota

By | July 27, 2011

Conservation biologists must reflect on the nation’s changing demographics to save the organisms they strive to protect.

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Opinion: Food Security Needs Sound IP

By | July 20, 2011

To meet the agricultural demands of the growing population, appropriate technology transfer incentives are a must.

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Mail

By | June 23, 2011

A selection of comments from our readers.

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Opinion: IP problems for personal med

By | June 14, 2011

Legal battles over gene patents and uncooperative patent holders threaten the widespread implementation of personalized medicine.

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Hard and Harder

By | June 5, 2011

The path to eradicating malaria in Africa involves much more than just a vaccine.

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Opinion: Progress toward an HIV/AIDS vaccine

By | May 14, 2011

Recent successes and ongoing efforts to develop a successful vaccine

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Opinion: The decline of physiology

By | April 19, 2011

Medical schools in the UK are teaching physiology courses primarily focused on clinical applications with much curtailed practical laboratory training to the detriment of medical education

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To Err is Human

By | February 1, 2011

This is your brain on emotions.

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At the Tipping Point

By | February 1, 2011

Data standards need to be introduced—now.

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