Ebola's Unpaid Heroes book cover





eBook: Ebola's unpaid heroes

Selected Features


Race against Resistance
More than a million healthy children take drugs to prevent malaria, before the drugs stop working.

Open Ambition
Jay Bradner spreads his message about epigenetics and cancer.

Death at the Doorstep
Uganda may be losing a battle with malaria.

Vitamin D-lemma
A vociferous debate reveals how hard it is to give public health advice.

Translational Research the American Way
If discoveries abound, why is drug development stagnant?

Evolution: A can of worms
Tiny creatures take centre stage in a battle to rearrange the tree of life.

science news

Digging through the world's oldest graveyards
In Ethiopia, paleontolgists are pushing back the dates on humanity's origins.

Go Home Evolution, You're Drunk
DNA studies topple the ladder of complexity.

Eye of Newt
Illustrated story on the science of regeneration

Timbuktu’s ancient texts may hold life saving-cures

science news

As the legion of women bikers grows nationwide, I open up the throttle with a manic New York City club.

science news

Sierra Leone's Free Healthcare Initiative
Hospitals cost nothing but too many mothers and children continue to die.

science news

Evolutionary Enigmas
Comb jelly genetics suggest a radical redrawing of the tree of life.

Sick and Down
Inflammation could cause depression.

Twice Upon a Time
Mammals may have evolved from reptiles in multiple ways.

The Scientist

Vitamin D on Trial
Scientist dig for gold-standard proof of D's potential.

Preserving Research
A guide to the top online archives for your unpublished findings.


Will Scientists Cast Their Votes?
Few scientists comment on federal proposals that concern the application of science to society.

Taking Risks to Transform Science
How can scientists early in their careers be encouraged to tackle difficult problems without fearing for their jobs?

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