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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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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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Search and Destroy

By | April 1, 2014

Turning a patient’s immune cells into cancer-fighting weapons

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Speaking of Science

By | April 1, 2014

April 2014's selection of notable quotes

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Metals on our Mind

By | April 1, 2014

A dramatic loss of copper in key brain regions may be central to Alzheimer’s disease. Could restoring metals in the brain help?

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Overcoming Resistance

By | April 1, 2014

In the face of bacterial threats that can evade modern medicines, researchers are trying every trick in the book to develop new, effective antibiotics.

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Oxytocin Boosts Dishonesty

By | March 31, 2014

The so-called “love hormone” can make people more dishonest when it serves the interests of their group. 

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