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Puzzle Me This

By Graeme Stemp-Morlock | February 1, 2011

What substance is supposed to have no effect but can make people feel better, has no chance for a big monetary payoff but is worth billions, and is used in virtually every rigorous clinical trial but has no single, universal formulation? 

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Synthetic Spirits

By David Nutt | January 1, 2011

Can we use science to reduce the harms of alcohol?

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Interfering with Cancer

By Katherine Hyde and Paul Liu | January 1, 2011

MicroRNAs may drive the development of leukemia.

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Brave New Drugs

By Sarah Greene | January 1, 2011

Intoxicating ideas for saving a billion lives

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The Coming Health Crisis

By Samuel S. Myers and Aaron Bernstein | January 1, 2011

Indirect effects of global climate change threaten the health of hundreds of millions of people. The very uncertainty that shrouds this issue must serve as an organizing principle for adaptation to its ill effects.

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Jeremy Reiter: Hunting for Cilia

By Cristina Luiggi | January 1, 2011

Assistant professor of biochemistry, University of California, San Francisco. Age: 39

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Top 7 From F1000

By The Scientist Staff | January 1, 2011

A snapshot of the highest-ranked articles from a 30-day period on Faculty of 1000

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