May2014NewsThis month’s roundup features STEM education, the end of antibiotics, science reporting, drug repurposing, an emergent virus, a cancer-killing virus, a takeover snub, and Medicare Part D abuses.

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Addressing Gender Imbalances in STEM Education, by Lindsey Shephard, Science Blogs, April 26

“The World Is Headed for a Post-Antibiotic Era,” WHO Official Warns, by Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times, May 2

When Science Becomes News, The Facts Can Go Up in Smoke, by Alva Noe, NPR 13.7 Cosmos & Culture, May 4

Viagra, Cialis for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy? by Steven Reinberg, HealthDay News, May 7

Illinois Man Is Third U.S. MERS Infection, CDC Says, by Jonel Aleccia, NBC News, May 17

Modified Measles Virus Destroys Cancer in Early Clinical Trial, by Dante D’Orazio, The Verge, May 18

AstraZeneca Snubs Pfizer Once More, by Chad Bray, New York Times, May 19

Following Abuses, Medicare Tightens Reins On Its Drug Program, by Charles Ornstein, NPR Shots, May 20