Labtimes 02/2007 - Table of Content

HumourPaul the Postdoc6
News News6
HumourIncredible Science (6): Happy with Your Job?11
OpinionObservations of The Owl (6): The Ideal Referee14
AnalysisThe Netherlands' new science minister Ronald Plasterk is tranformed from highly productive researcher to government minister16
AnalysisGhost writers and ghost authors in medical papers18
Analysis(Not only) PhD Careers/The seventh EU research framework programme (FP7) -- part II: Marie Curie actions22
Journal ClubMarseille/France Cell migration and neurogenesis26
Journal ClubInnsbruck/Austria The multiple uses of Aspirin28
HumourOne fine day in the lab (2): Nothing Wrong29
Journal ClubBarcelona/Spain (plus Central Africa) Ebola infections in gorillas30
Publication Statistics Pharmacology and pharmacy in Europe32
Publication Statistics Don't be misled by citation figures! (6): Bad Timing35
BiobizInterview with Francesco Paolo Pilato from Bio3 Research (Milan, Italy) 40
BiobizClose-up: French Open in the Alsace/Polyplus-transfection (Illkirch/Strasbourg)42
BiobizThe Bizarre World of Health Care (2): Innovative Claptrap47
ProductsProduct Survey: Genotyping instruments: Every Single Nucleotide Counts48
ProductsNew products52
MethodsTips and tricks of the trade: Cyber-Protocols ­ a new way to learn science via the Internet?53
MethodsBench philosophy (6): Seven golden rules for perfect picture presentation54
BooksDawn of the Dinosaurs. By Nicolas Fraser and Douglas Henderson56
BooksProteomics for Biological Discovery. By Timothy Veenstra and John Yates57
HumourCartoon: Gene Royale (6)66