16 September 2005
Vol 309, Issue 5742

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COVER Science in Iran is enjoying a renaissance, with women like Akram Amani of the Pasteur Institute in Tehran (inset) making gains in the workplace. Whether the momentum will be maintained depends on the emerging policies of new president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. See page 1802. [Image: Rob Howard/CORBIS; Richard Stone/Science (inset)]