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Coming to Terms

By Anna Ajduk and Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz | November 1, 2012

New noninvasive methods of selecting the most viable embryo could revolutionize in vitro fertilization.

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Contributors

By Beth Marie Mole | November 1, 2012

Meet some of the people featured in the November 2012 issue of The Scientist.

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Creative Emulsification

By Sabrina Richards | November 1, 2012

Enhancing data collection from emulsion PCR reactions: three case studies

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Erica Larschan: Hitting Her Targets

By Kerry Grens | November 1, 2012

Assistant Professor, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, & Biochemistry Brown University, Age: 36

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Omega-3s: Fishing for a Mechanism

By Ethan J. Anderson and David A. Taylor | November 1, 2012

Despite abundant evidence supporting their ability to help prevent and treat cardiovascular disease, the therapeutic effectiveness of fish oil–derived fatty acids remains controversial.

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PCR Usage and Preferences

By Christi Bird | November 1, 2012

Quantitative real-time technology dominates the market today but digital PCR is on the rise.

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Exit Strategy

By Hayley Dunning | November 1, 2012

Large RNA-protein packets use a novel mechanism to escape the cell nucleus.

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Long and Rocky Roads

By Mary Beth Aberlin | November 1, 2012

From basic research to beneficial therapies

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Fair Flu Viruses Closely Matched

By Dan Cossins | October 30, 2012

A study finds that the genomes of swine and human flu viruses associated with a county fair in Ohio are almost perfectly matched, suggesting interspecies transmission.

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mRNA Not Equal in All Cells

By Dan Cossins | October 26, 2012

Scientists identify a false assumption of standard gene expression analyses that could lead to the reappraisal of many prior studies.

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