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Eliza’s Story

By The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2018

Watch the viral video that helped the family of a child with Sanfilippo syndrome raise more than $2 million.

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Fighting Canavan Disease

By The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2018

Meet the parents seeking to fund research into a rare disease that afflicts their two boys.

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DNA Origami

By The Scientist Staff | July 17, 2017

Will complex, folded synthetic DNA molecules one day serve as capsules to deliver drugs to cancer cells?

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Pharma Redo

By The Scientist Staff | January 1, 2017

Steve Braun of Cures Within Reach, a nonprofit focused on breathing new life into old medicines, describes the potential benefits of drug repurposing.

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Seeing Things

By The Scientist Staff | October 1, 2015

In Oliver Sacks's 2009 TED Talk, the famed physician and writer describes the neurological nature of hallucinations.

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Huh?

By The Scientist Staff | September 1, 2015

Hearing loss can occur for a variety of reasons, and sometimes more than one.

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Mysterious Blockage

By The Scientist Staff | August 1, 2015

Learn more about biliary atresia, a disease that inflicts newborn babies and young lambs whose mothers eat poisonous plants.

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Heart Strings

By The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2015

An animated primer on the harvesting, growth, and administration of cardiac cells to heart attack patients

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Hide and Seek

By The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2015

Oxford researcher John Frater explains the strategy of targeting viral reservoirs to beat HIV.

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Poor Little Devils

By Jesse Jenkins | November 1, 2014

See the devastating infectious cancer that may drive the Tasmanian Devil to extinction.

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