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Stories by Carol Ezzell

Clocking Cultures

Clocking Cultures

What is time? The answer varies from society to society

February 1, 2006 — Carol Ezzell

A Biomedical Politician

Detractors initially worried that he might be a White House shill, but Elias A. Zerhouni says his medical thinking guides his stewardship of the National Institutes of Health

September 1, 2003 — Carol Ezzell
The Price of Pills

The Price of Pills

Does it really take $897 million for a new therapy?

July 1, 2003 — Carol Ezzell
The Race Card

The Race Card

Does an HIV vaccine work differently in various races?

May 1, 2003 — Carol Ezzell
<i>Why?</i> The Neuroscience of Suicide: Physical Clues to Suicide

Why? The Neuroscience of Suicide: Physical Clues to Suicide

New research addresses the wrenching question left when someone ends his or her own life

 
This article appears in the In-Depth Report Genius, Suicide and Mental Illness: Insights into a Deep Connection

January 13, 2003 — Carol Ezzell
Fixing Food

Fixing Food

Allergen-free comestibles might be on the way

December 16, 2002 — Carol Ezzell
Clocking Cultures

Clocking Cultures

What is time? The answer varies from society to society

September 1, 2002 — Carol Ezzell
The Child Within

The Child Within

Stem cells from adults may not be so useful after all

June 1, 2002 — Carol Ezzell
Hope in a Vial

Hope in a Vial

Will there be an AIDS vaccine anytime soon?

May 13, 2002 — Carol Ezzell
Proteins Rule

Proteins Rule

Biotech's latest mantra is "proteomics," as it focuses on how dynamic networks of human proteins control cells and tissues

April 1, 2002 — Carol Ezzell
The First Human Cloned Embryo

The First Human Cloned Embryo

Cloned early-stage human embryos--and human embryos generated only from eggs, in a process called parthenogenesis--now put therapeutic cloning within reach

January 1, 2002 — Carol Ezzell, Jose B. Cibelli, Michael D. West and Robert P. Lanza
Cloning and the Law

Cloning and the Law

Will therapeutic cloning end up being against the law?

November 24, 2001 — Carol Ezzell

The Himba and the Dam

A questionable act of progress may drown this African tribe's way of life. Similar dramas are playing out around the world

June 17, 2001 — Carol Ezzell
The $13-Billion Man

The $13-Billion Man

Why the head of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute could be the most powerful individual in biomedicine.

January 18, 2001 — Carol Ezzell
Hooking up Biologists

Hooking up Biologists

Consortia are forming to sort out a common cyberlanguage for life science

November 1, 2000 — Carol Ezzell
Stories by Carol Ezzell

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