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July 7, 2014 Issue

Volume 92, Issue 27
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July 7, 2014 Issue, Vol. 92 | Iss. 27
Whether natural gas is a savior or destroyer of climate depends on how much is leaking into the atmosphere
By Jeff Johnson
(pp. 10-15)
Features
Government & Policy
Alternative funding mechanism stimulates innovation, but ongoing support for some efforts is uncertain (pp. 24-26)
Science & Technology
Measurements of cell-free DNA in body fluids could replace tissue biopsies for some applications (pp. 32-33)
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Government & Policy

Whether natural gas is a savior or destroyer of climate depends on how much is leaking into the atmosphere
(pp. 10-15)
Alternative funding mechanism stimulates innovation, but ongoing support for some efforts is uncertain
(pp. 24-26)