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Restored Sight Fades After Gene Therapy

By Jef Akst | May 5, 2015

Participants of two gene-therapy trials who experienced partial restoration of sight following treatment are now losing their vision once again.

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Prominent Cell Biologist Dies

By Kerry Grens | May 4, 2015

Cytoskeleton specialist Alan Hall was best known for unpacking the roles of Rho GTPases.   

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Outsmarting HIV

By Jef Akst | May 4, 2015

Small molecules that mimic the T-cell surface receptor CD4 could expose the virus to antibody-based immune responses.

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Mouse Mind Control

By Jef Akst | May 4, 2015

Researchers use chemicals to manipulate the behavior of mice.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | May 1, 2015

The Genealogy of a Gene, On the Move, The Chimp and the River, and Domesticated

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Contributors

By Jenny Rood | May 1, 2015

Meet some of the people featured in the May 2015 issue of The Scientist.

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Heart Strings

By The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2015

An animated primer on the harvesting, growth, and administration of cardiac cells to heart attack patients

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Hidden Menace

By Genevieve Martin, Matthew Pace, and John Frater | May 1, 2015

Curing HIV means finding and eradicating viruses still lurking in the shadows.

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Hiding in the Haystack

By Mary Beth Aberlin | May 1, 2015

Encouraging developments in HIV research

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Putting It Together

By Anna Azvolinsky | May 1, 2015

Exploring viral replication pathways has led Carol Carter from the study of measles and reoviruses to the assembly and budding of newly minted HIV.

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