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Hidden Menace

By Genevieve Martin, Matthew Pace, and John Frater | May 1, 2015

Curing HIV means finding and eradicating viruses still lurking in the shadows.


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Hiding in the Haystack

By Mary Beth Aberlin | May 1, 2015

Encouraging developments in HIV research


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Putting It Together

By Anna Azvolinsky | May 1, 2015

Exploring viral replication pathways has led Carol Carter from the study of measles and reoviruses to the assembly and budding of newly minted HIV.

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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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Defeating the Virus

By Wayne C. Koff | May 1, 2015

Recent discoveries are spurring a renaissance in HIV vaccine research and development.


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Hearts on Trial

By Kerry Grens | May 1, 2015

As researchers conduct the most rigorous human trials of cardiac cell therapies yet attempted, a clear picture of whether these treatments actually work is imminent.


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Targeted Information in the Rat Brain

By Ruth Williams | April 30, 2015

A study shows that the hippocampus selects which information to send, and where, during different behaviors.


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Eye Stem Cell Therapy Moves Ahead

By Kate Yandell | April 30, 2015

Researchers inject retinal support cells derived from human embryonic stem cells into the eyes of four men with macular degeneration, bolstering evidence of the experimental treatment’s safety.


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One-Man Tinnitus Map

By Bob Grant | April 26, 2015

Researchers probe the neural roots of the ear-ringing condition in a man undergoing brain surgery.


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FDA Calls for Data on ALS Drug

By Jef Akst | April 21, 2015

In the midst of a debate about an experimental drug’s early approval, the US Food and Drug Administration requests that full trial results be released.

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