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A Matter of Size

By Scott McNeil | August 1, 2014

Erroneous characterization of nanomaterials can misinform the study of a new medicine’s safety and efficacy.

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Going Beyond the Lab

By Dean Hamer | July 1, 2014

Scientists who study the biological roots of sexual orientation should continue working with educators, policy-makers, and the public to put their data to good use.

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To Study Unfettered

By Michael Bailey | July 1, 2014

Researching the causes of sexual orientation should be guided by scientific, not social, concerns.

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Wild Relatives

By Colin K. Khoury, Hannes Dempewolf, and Nora P. Castañeda-Álvarez | June 1, 2014

As rich sources of genetic diversity, the progenitors and kin of today’s food crops hold great promise for improving production in agriculture’s challenging future.

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Psychiatry: An SOS Call

By Robert E. Becker | May 1, 2014

Social policies shaped the practice of psychiatry in the past. As the discipline becomes ever more scientific, the effects of social policy on patient well-being must not be ignored.

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Fighting Cancer with Nanomedicine

By Dean Ho | April 1, 2014

Nanotechnology-based therapeutics will revolutionize cancer treatment.

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Stem Cells Off the Line

By Ronnda L. Bartel | April 1, 2014

Researchers work to improve the efficiency of cell therapy manufacturing, while developing procedures to ensure consistent quality.      

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Campus Considerations

By Matthew Tuthill | March 1, 2014

Career options and research opportunities at two-year colleges are often underappreciated.

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On Race and Medicine

By Keith Norris | February 1, 2014

Until health care becomes truly personalized, race and ethnicity will continue to be important clues guiding medical treatments.

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What Women Need to Succeed in Science

By Huda Y. Zoghbi and Paul Greengard | February 1, 2014

Attracting females to research careers—and keeping them there

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