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Thermopower Waves, Smart-Skinned Aircrafts, and Deep-Sea Methane Plumes: NOVA Next Week in Review

ByAllison EckNOVA NextNOVA Next

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This Week’s NOVA Next Feature Article

For years, we’ve been hearing about patients “cured” of HIV, only to have the infection return. Why is it so hard to wipe out? NOVA Next contributor Alison Hill reports on the history of attempts to eradicate HIV and the likelihood of a future cure.

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