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Obama Prioritizes Personalized Medicine

By Bob Grant | January 26, 2015

The President is launching a new initiative to help researchers and clinicians fully realize the dream of “precision medicine.”

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Republicans Claim Support for Science

By Bob Grant | January 15, 2015

But at least one science advocate isn’t buying it.

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Trainee Raise

By Bob Grant | January 12, 2015

Grad students and postdoctoral fellows supported by US National Institutes of Health National Research Service Awards land a 2 percent stipend bump in 2015.

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Fertility Treatment Fallout

By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | January 1, 2015

Mouse offspring conceived by in vitro fertilization are metabolically different from naturally conceived mice.

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NIH Study Canceled

By Jef Akst | December 15, 2014

The National Institutes of Health shutters its initiative to track the health of 100,000 children through adulthood.

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Europe Softens on GM Crops

By Jef Akst | December 9, 2014

A new agreement in the European Union allows genetically engineered crops to be approved without member-state votes, likely allowing several GMO foods to enter the market.

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | December 1, 2014

December 2014's selection of notable quotes

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Mother’s Microbes Protect Baby’s Brain

By Ruth Williams | November 19, 2014

Bacteria in the gut of a pregnant mouse strengthen the blood-brain barrier of her developing fetus.

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Retiring Congressman to Lead AAAS

By Tracy Vence | November 19, 2014

Rush Holt, a research physicist and former teacher who is leaving the US House of Representatives, will become executive publisher of the Science journals.

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Scientists Decry Axing EU Head Scientist Post

By Bob Grant | November 17, 2014

Researchers in Europe are universally dismayed over the decision to eliminate the European Commission’s Chief Scientific Advisor role.

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