Labtimes 06/2008 - Table of Content

Humour Paul the Postdoc6
NewsFinancial crisis and UK universities, ...6
Opinion"Observations of The Owl (14): Paper Heroes "14
OpinionResearch Letter from... England: To Smile Or Not To Smile16
AnalysisOpen access publishing - Becoming The Norm?18
AnalysisWeb 2.0 for science - A Conversation with Victor Henning (UK)24
AnalysisLife science in Spain28
Journal ClubSantiago de Compostela/Spain Origin of introns32
Journal ClubLjubljana/Slovenia Metal tolerance in plants34
Journal ClubBelfast/Northern Ireland Cellular radiation effects36
HumourOne fine day in the lab (10): Publication kit37
Publication StatisticsToxicology in Europe38
Publication StatisticsDon’t be misled by citation figures! (14): Tricky Transcriptons41
AnalysisCareer strategies for young European scientists (XIV)42
BiobizClose-up: Medical engineering on the shores of Lake Como50
BiobizA selection of upcoming biotech and medical engineering companies in Lombardy (Italy)52
MethodsTips and tricks of the trade: Coomassie staining without alcohol and acetic acid53
MethodsBench philosophy (15): Visualisation of experiments – Put your Paper onto Video54
Products"Product Survey Cell signalling assays – Uncovering Cell Relay Runners "56
ProductsNew products62
BooksFruit. By Wolfgang Stuppy and Rob Kesseler63
Books"Three great 2009 calendars for life scientists and nature lovers "64
HumourCartoon: Superdoc (8)74