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Stories by Sara Reardon

NIH Stem-Cell Program Closes

The director of the agency's Center for Regenerative Medicine resigned on March 28 after just one clinical-trial award had been made

April 8, 2014 — Sara Reardon and Nature magazine
Mugshots Built from DNA Data

Mugshots Built from DNA Data

A computer program crudely predicts facial structure from genetic variations

March 22, 2014 — Sara Reardon and Nature magazine

Debate on Who Is Smart Enough to Be Executed

The Supreme Court will soon grapple with the science of how intellectual disability is measured. The arguments will bear on applying the death penalty to people who don't understand the legal process...

February 20, 2014 — Sara Reardon and Nature magazine

Two 'Big Science' NIH Programs Get the Ax

Budget woes have prompted cuts to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences and Protein Structure Initiative, and brought scrutiny overall to expensive programs

November 12, 2013 — Sara Reardon and Nature magazine

Canary in the Crater

Scientists scramble to analyze data from the eruption of Kilauea, hoping to predict similar events elsewhere

— Sara Reardon

Model Citizens

How digital drug dealers and virtual users are providing clues to help stop the U.S. opioid epidemic

— Sara Reardon
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