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Editorial
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Contents
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News
A letter from the publisher
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OpinionObservations of The Owl
The Citation Trap
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OpinionResearch letter from...
France: Life’s Gutter Soup
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OpinionOver the Line?
Bare Naked
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AnalysisSexual Equality in the Life Sciences
Three female professors speak about their personal experiences
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AnalysisStrange Animal Behaviour
Red wood ants are sensationally sensitive. Can they even sense earthquakes?
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AnalysisScientists and Politics
Stay silent or speak out? There are plenty of reasons for scientists to get political
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AnalysisModern Prosthetics
New research and new technologies improve the lives of amputees
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AnalysisUpcoming Framework Programme
A look into the future – What can scientists expect from FP9?
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Journal ClubManchester/UK
Molecular machines make many molecules
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Journal ClubMallorca/Spain
Trace elements in your toenails reveal a lot about your lifestyle
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Journal ClubUppsala/Sweden
What causes a disease – changes in the genome or the epigenome?
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Publication Statistics
Protein research in Europe
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CareersEurope's Research Institutes
The Vlaams Instituut voor Biotechnologie
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BiobizNews
"Antibody-drug conjugates raise expectations / Novartis hot for nuclear medicine products / DBV Technologies’ experimental peanut vaccine fails in pivotal trial but there are options"
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BiobizTHC Derivates as Medical Alternative
An Israeli cannabis pill promises to revolutionise release-controlled drug administration
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BiobizEnlightening Urban Landscapes
A French start-up is exploring future light sources that are based on bioluminescence
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BiobizRNA Cancer Vaccines
Germany’s Curevac is still grappling to prove the validity of their technology
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ProductsNew products
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ProductsProduct survey:
Automated liquid handlers and dispensers
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MethodsSpecial:
Bioprinting
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MethodsBench philosophy:
Chromosome Conformation Capture methods
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Books
The Gene: An Intimate History. By Siddhartha Mukherjee
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CareersResearcher Profiles
Maya Schuldiner is EMBO Gold Medalist and a first class mother
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CareersResearcher Profiles
Luke O’Neill is immunologist and rock musician
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Jobs/Calendar
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HumourComic
Laboratory Tales
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