The Buzz: AIDS Researchers Imprisoned in Iran

Scientists across the globe have put out a call to help two AIDS researchers being held prisoner in Iran. Accused of forming a "velvet revolution" and charged with "communicating with an enemy government," the researchers were reportedly exchanging scientific information with colleagues—a crucial scientific practice—in order to successfully implement public health measures in Iran to slow the spread of AIDS. Several ScienceBloggers have posted information on how to support these doctors.

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