03 June 2015
Vol 7, Issue 290
  • Contents

    • Perspectives

      • Global implementation of genomic medicine: We are not alone

        Human-genomics programs work together worldwide to speed the translation of genomic medicine to the clinic.

    • Research Articles

    • Editors' Choice

      • Stem cells in gels

        Transplanting stem cells with a hyaluronan and methylcellulose hydrogel improves cell survival and integration in the retina and brain.

      • TERT, cancer, scissors

        In vivo studies reveal a clinically relevant connection between spliceosome mutations, telomere erosion, and cancer.

      • Why some fish don’t tan

        Discovery of a UV-protective biosynthetic pathway in vertebrates might drive development of a small-molecule sunscreen.

      • Original antigenic sin strikes again?

        Early exposure to an H1 subtype influenza virus may decrease immunity against current H1 viruses in middle-aged adults.

About The Cover

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ONLINE COVER Drug Repurposing for Ebola. Sierra Leonean doctors practice wearing protective clothing in the Ebola Training Academy in Freetown, Sierra Leone, 16 December 2014. Johansen et al. report that two approved drugs—a calcium channel blocker and an antidepressant—can potentially be repurposed for the Ebola virus. [CREDIT: REUTERS/BAZ RATNER]