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Planting Independence: A Profile of Katayoon Dehesh

By Anna Azvolinsky | February 1, 2018

After a harrowing escape from Iran, Dehesh never shied away from difficult choices to pursue a career in plant biology.

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Vaccine Blocks Psychostimulant Drug in Mice: Study

By Aggie Mika | August 17, 2017

Scientists also show that fenethylline’s chemical constituents work together to produce its rapid, potent effects, which have been exploited by Islamic State fighters.

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The 23-year-old neuroscience graduate student, born in Saudi Arabia and raised in numerous countries, came to the U.S. as a teenager to attend college.

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Nobel Laureate Dies

By Alison F. Takemura | August 5, 2016

Chemist Ahmed Zewail, the “father of femtochemistry,” has passed away at age 70.

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Bats a Source of MERS?

By Kate Yandell | August 23, 2013

A fragment of viral RNA isolated from an Egyptian tomb bat matches viral RNA isolated from the first human victim of the novel coronavirus.

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