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18 Sep 2014 Vol. 345 #6203
- Ebola vaccine: Little and late Scaling up production of Ebola vaccines and treatments will take many months.
- Play it again, Uncle Sam Prominent academics recommend growth in federal basic research budget that matches previous golden era
- No miracles Biologist Russell Gray uses evolutionary ideas to probe the origin of languages and complex thinking.
- Outsmarting the placebo effect Can a genetic test to predict a person's level of placebo response help new drugs win approval?
- All eyes on shooting stars By tracking meteorite falls, camera and radar networks help searchers find precious fragments.
- Harmful mutations can fly under the radar With more sensitive genetic tests, researchers are hunting the roots of disease in the human “mosaic.”
- Who are the science stars of Twitter? Science communicators and some highly cited researchers, but few women, make top 50 most followed list.
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Breakthrough of the Year 2013
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