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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | September 1, 2013

Rocket Girl, The Cancer Chronicles, Abominable Science!, and The Sports Gene

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Contributors

By Chris Palmer and Kate Yandell | September 1, 2013

Meet some of the people featured in the September 2013 issue of The Scientist.

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Going Viral

By Breeann Kirby and Jeremy J. Barr | September 1, 2013

Bacteriophages shuttle genes between diverse ecosystems.

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Remaking a Classic

By Megan Scudellari | September 1, 2013

Companies are bursting at the seams with tools to engineer pharma’s next magic bullet: the new and improved antibody.

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Speaking of Science

By The Scientist Staff | September 1, 2013

September 2013's selection of notable quotes

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You Are When You Eat

By Mary Beth Aberlin | September 1, 2013

Circadian time zones and metabolism

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Going Viral

By Breeann Kirby and Jeremy J. Barr | September 1, 2013

From therapeutics to gene transfer, bacteriophages offer a sustainable and powerful method of controlling microbes.

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Why One Cream Cake Leads to Another

By Ruth Williams | August 15, 2013

Continuously eating fatty foods perturbs communication between the gut and brain, which in turn perpetuates a bad diet.

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Cancer-Causing Herbal Remedies

By Ruth Williams | August 7, 2013

A potent carcinogen lurks within certain traditional Chinese medicines.

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Q&A: NIH Brokers HeLa Genome Deal

By Bob Grant | August 7, 2013

Officials at the government agency hammer out an agreement with the Lacks family to provide restricted access to genomes of their relative’s unwittingly donated cells.

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