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Coming to Terms

By Anna Ajduk and Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz | November 1, 2012

New noninvasive methods of selecting the most viable embryo could revolutionize in vitro fertilization.

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Contributors

By Beth Marie Mole | November 1, 2012

Meet some of the people featured in the November 2012 issue of The Scientist.

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Creative Emulsification

By Sabrina Richards | November 1, 2012

Enhancing data collection from emulsion PCR reactions: three case studies

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Omega-3s: Fishing for a Mechanism

By Ethan J. Anderson and David A. Taylor | November 1, 2012

Despite abundant evidence supporting their ability to help prevent and treat cardiovascular disease, the therapeutic effectiveness of fish oil–derived fatty acids remains controversial.

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PCR Usage and Preferences

By Christi Bird | November 1, 2012

Quantitative real-time technology dominates the market today but digital PCR is on the rise.

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The Road Less Traveled

By Megan Scudellari | November 1, 2012

First, Aravinda Chakravarti drew a map of how scientists might unravel the genetics of complex disease. Then he blazed the trail.

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Tumor Snipers

By Megan Scudellari | November 1, 2012

After two headline successes, companies rush to develop “smart bomb” cancer drugs.

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Exit Strategy

By Hayley Dunning | November 1, 2012

Large RNA-protein packets use a novel mechanism to escape the cell nucleus.

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Long and Rocky Roads

By Mary Beth Aberlin | November 1, 2012

From basic research to beneficial therapies

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Metabolomics Sheds Light on TB Drug

By Sabrina Richards | November 1, 2012

Understanding the mechanism of a classic tuberculosis treatment could refine future strategies for TB drug development.

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