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The Scientist on The Pulse, December 4

By Jef Akst | December 4, 2015

Are precision gene editing technologies, such as CRISPR, ready for prime time?

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Week in Review: November 30–December 4

By Jef Akst | December 4, 2015

Historic meeting on human gene editing; signs of obesity found in sperm epigenome; top 10 innovations of 2015; dealing with retractions

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Let’s Talk Human Engineering

By Jef Akst | December 3, 2015

Experts continue to discuss the logistics and ethical considerations of editing human genomes at a historic meeting in Washington, DC. 

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Carry-On Luggage

By Kerry Grens | December 1, 2015

Without a vacuole, cell-cycle progression stalls out in yeast cells.

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Contributors

By Karen Zusi | December 1, 2015

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

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Family Ties

By Mary Beth Aberlin | December 1, 2015

There’s more to inheritance than genes.

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Getting Back in Shape

By Karen Zusi | December 1, 2015

Contrary to years of research suggesting otherwise, most aggregated proteins regain their shape and functionality following heat shock.

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Gia Voeltz: Cellular Cartographer

By Karen Zusi | December 1, 2015

Associate Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder. Age: 43

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Modern Rehab

By The Scientist Staff | December 1, 2015

See the soldier whose recovery from a debilitating muscle injury was greatly aided by a cellular therapy plus physical therapy.

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Sneeze O'Clock

By Kerry Grens | December 1, 2015

Is a nasal circadian clock to blame for allergy symptoms flaring up in the morning?

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