28 March 2014
Vol 343, Issue 6178

About The Cover

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COVER Detail of Wishing It Was Just A Bad Dream, a 1995 painting by Hollis Sigler. Sigler's art was featured on the cover of the 7 October 1994 issue of Science, which reported the discovery of the breast cancer susceptibility gene BRCA1. She died of the disease in 2001. In this issue, Science examines breast cancer research 20 years after the cloning of BRCA1. See the special section beginning on page 1451 and at Image: Courtesy of the Jean Howard and Joseph Virde collection, Salt Lake City, UT, and the Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL