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August 1, 2011

Meet some of the people featured in the August 2011 issue of The Scientist.

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Powering Clinical Trials

By Jef Akst | August 1, 2011

To ensure high-quality clinical trials of a malaria vaccine, organizers in rural Africa must first upgrade electrical and research infrastructures.

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Sharing the Bounty

By Michelle G. Rooks and Wendy S. Garrett | August 1, 2011

Gut bacteria may be the missing piece that explains the connection between diet and cancer risk.

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | August 1, 2011

August 2011's selection of notable quotes

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Gene Patents Upheld

By Jef Akst | July 29, 2011

A US federal appeals court says human genes are patentable.

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Fisheries scientist ordered to refuse interviews about research on salmon decline.

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Regulating the Humanized

By Bob Grant | July 25, 2011

A UK panel puts forth guidelines for research that use experimental animals harboring human cells and tissues.

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Do Heat Waves Spur Violence?

By Jef Akst | July 25, 2011

Are the triple digit temperatures provoking people to do their worst?

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US Visa Rules Hinder Science?

By Megan Scudellari | July 25, 2011

Indian researchers argue that applying for new visas every year is an insult to international scientists.

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Behavior Brief

By Megan Scudellari | July 25, 2011

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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