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Breaking Down Brexit: Potential impacts on science in the UK

by Michael Foley
figures by Abagail Burrus

When asked to describe the roles of a scientist, most people probably wouldn’t list ‘applying for grants’ or ‘travel’ very highly. However, modern science relies on significant efforts from researchers to obtain much of their own funding and build their own international networks. In the UK, equipment, travel, funds for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and other...

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Disease Never Sleeps: Yellow fever and the importance of vaccine stockpiles in emergency epidemic prevention

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by Fernanda Ferreira
figures by Daniel Utter

There are tens of thousands of buildings in São Paulo, the largest city in the Western hemisphere and Brazil’s financial center. From the sky, São Paulo looks like a fossilized forest of concrete trees. From the ground, it’s a pulsing...

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