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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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Child Receives Transgenic Skin

By Ruth Williams | January 1, 2018

A combination gene-and-cell therapy has given a boy with a grievous skin disease a new lease on life, and resolved a dermatology debate to boot.

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image: Pardis Sabeti: An American Scientist Born in Iran

Pardis Sabeti: An American Scientist Born in Iran

By Bob Grant | February 9, 2017

When she entered the U.S. shortly before the Iranian revolution of 1979, the now 41-year-old geneticist was a refugee toddler. 

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Scientists Offer Lab Space for Stranded Peers

By Kerry Grens | February 1, 2017

Researchers in Europe and Canada are offering temporary bench and desk spaces to host scientists denied entry into the U.S. as a result of the President’s executive order on immigration.

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Understanding Global Migration

By Tracy Vence | November 4, 2015

World Science Forum panelists discuss how scientists can better decipher the factors that drive global migration in order to affect policy change.

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Jobs for Refugee Scientists

By Kerry Grens | October 7, 2015

The European Commission has pledged to help find positions for researchers fleeing their home countries.

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