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tablets-pillsAAPS strives to bring insightful, interesting pharmaceutical science perspectives to our readers each month, but there are times when we just don’t have the space to cover all of the topics we’d like to. Introducing the AAPS Pharmaceutical Science Roundup, where we will provide links to interesting discussions on pharmaceutical blogs and related news sites.  We hope you enjoy this new feature!

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To Make Science Real, Kids Want More Fun, by Eric Westervelt, Morning Edition, NPR
(December  17, 2013)

New pain pill’s approval: ‘Genuinely frightening’, by Stephanie Smith, CNN
(February 26, 2014)

Doctors will place patients between life and death in suspended animation trials, by Valentina Palladino, The Verge
(March 26, 2014)

Pill nation: Are Americans over-medicated? by Aisha Bennett, Ragan’s Health Care Communication News
(March 26, 2014)

Is Anti-Gravity Possible? Brian Greene’s WSU Has The Answer, by Adam Frank, Cosmos & Culture: Commentary on Science and Society
(April 6, 2014)

How Mouse Studies Lead Medical Research Down Dead Ends, by Richard Harris, Shots: Health News from NPR
(April 8, 2014)

From Science to Fiction, by William Curatolo, Applied Clinical Trials Online
(April 15, 2014)