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Cancer Growth Curtailed

By Ruth Williams | April 4, 2013

Researchers develop two small molecules that slow the growth of human cancer cells.


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Roadmap to an HIV Vaccine

By Sabrina Richards | April 3, 2013

Researchers track the evolution of HIV in a single patient to understand what drives the production of broadly neutralizing antibodies.


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Cancer Clinical Trials of Tomorrow

By Tomasz M. Beer | April 1, 2013

Advances in genomics and cancer biology will alter the design of human cancer studies.


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By Kate Yandell | April 1, 2013

Meet some of the people featured in the April 2013 issue of The Scientist.


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Making Cancer More Transparent

By Mary Beth Aberlin | April 1, 2013

A decade into the age of genomics, science is generating a flood of data that will help in the quest to eradicate the disease.


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Up, Up, and Array

By Megan Scudellari | April 1, 2013

By scrutinizing gene expression profiles instead of individual oncogenes, Todd Golub launched a powerful platform for diagnosing, classifying, and treating cancer.

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After Chemo

By Ellen A. Walker | April 1, 2013

Research into how the brain suffers as a result of chemotherapy is revealing potential avenues for ameliorating cognitive decline.

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Sensing Gene Therapy

By Sabrina Richards | March 31, 2013

Scientists are using genetic techniques to target diseases that affect how we see, hear, smell, taste, and feel.

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Week in Review: March 25-29

By Jef Akst | March 29, 2013

Microbes affect weight loss; dozens of cancer-linked genes identified; a climate change scientists speaks out about personal attacks; isolation among elderly linked to death


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New Down Syndrome Protein Found

By Edyta Zielinska | March 26, 2013

Researchers identify a protein involved in the chromosomal disorder that could explain its characteristic learning deficits.


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