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By Abby Olena | 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 Dean Ho | April 1, 2014

Nanotechnology-based therapeutics will revolutionize cancer treatment.

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Search and Destroy

By Mary Beth Aberlin | April 1, 2014

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

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Overcoming Resistance

By The Scientist Staff | 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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Virus Continues to Plague Midwest

By Jef Akst | March 28, 2014

Researchers identify six new cases of the tick-borne Heartland virus in Missouri and Tennessee.

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Croatia Extends Vaccine Mandate

By Jef Akst | March 27, 2014

A constitutional court upholds the requirement that Croatian children be vaccinated for hepatitis, measles, pertussis (whooping cough), diphtheria, and more.

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Vanishing Batteries

By Rina Shaikh-Lesko | March 26, 2014

Researchers describe a major component of biodegradable implants.

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Positive Developments on the HIV Front

By Bob Grant | March 7, 2014

A gene-editing protocol shows promise, and a second baby who was started on antiretroviral drugs soon after birth appears to be virus-free a year later.

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High Protein, High Risk?

By Rina Shaikh-Lesko | March 6, 2014

Low-protein diets are linked to longer life spans in mice and humans.

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Bacteria’s Role in Bowel Cancer

By Ashley P. Taylor | March 3, 2014

The development of serrated polyps depends on bacteria present in the gut, a mouse study shows.  

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