News Q&A

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    Oceanographer Patricia Yager explains what the research cruise she is leading could reveal about the future of the Antarctic.

    • Jane Qiu
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    Measuring aerosols and radiation at dizzying altitudes is all in a day's work for Angela Marinoni.

    • Jane Qiu
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    A former US science adviser says people can often achieve more than governments.

    • Nicola Jones
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    An open-source computer program flouts patents to test for cancer-causing gene mutations.

    • Alla Katsnelson
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    British scientists begin to mobilize in the fight against research funding cuts.

    • Joseph Milton
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    Susan Reverby describes her finding that several hundred Guatemalans were exposed to syphilis by the US Public Health Service.

    • Ivan Semeniuk
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    Coping with climate change is a key priority for conservation in the United States, says new science adviser.

    • Amanda Mascarelli
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    Monitoring Greenland's melting glaciers from a 15-metre long sailboat.

    • Hannah Hoag
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    Rodolfo del Valle and his team are heading to the Southern Ocean to measure a methane leak.

    • Ana Belluscio
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    On 14 September, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) appointed Australian biologist Alan Trounson as its new president. The CIRM has lacked a permanent director since neuroscientist Zach Hall departed in April, amidst rumours of tension between himself and Robert Klein, chair of the $3-billion agency's board.

    • Alan Trounson
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    Jean Lindenmann, who discovered how inactivated viruses help to protect cells, talks to Alison Abbott about his career.