Labtimes 04/2011 - Table of Content

News"Picture of the issue / Scientific misconduct in Luxembourg? /Scientific misconduct in Sweden? / Clash between science and politics in Spain / Genetic disorder protects against malaria"10
OpinionResearch letter from ... German Borneo: Toilet and Treasure16
OpinionObservations of The Owl (30): Senseless Scoring17
Analysis"Scientific careers in Spain A three-year experiment revealed that it’s not enough to be a great scientist to get a good post "18
Analysis"Environmental biotechnology Pollution is one of today’s major concerns. Fungi can help to get rid of some nasty substances"22
Analysis"Career strategies for young European scientists (XXIX) Funding opportunities in Greece – where the scientific community recollects old traditions"54
Journal ClubBarcelona/Spain An unicellular organism surprised with its genetic make-up26
Journal ClubStockholm/Sweden “Brain substrates” for RNA editing28
Journal ClubCopenhagen/Denmark Developing a vaccine against a deadly disease30
Publication StatisticsPain research in Europe32
Publication StatisticsWhat’s behind paper retractions? (3): Stop the Picture Doctors35
Biobiz"Financing for novel brain pacemaker/ New approach to solve bee mystery/ French scientists organise speed contest for cells "36
Biobiz"Company Portrait Stabilitech (London, UK) copies how seeds stabilise proteins to find new ways of storing vaccines"38
Biobiz"Epidemics An EHEC outbreak in Germany emerges as an unexpected opportunity for a drug trial"41
Biobiz"Five years of Lab Times company features What about the 27 European start-ups that have been introduced in our magazine since 2006? An investigation into Spain, Italy, Norway and other countries"42
ProductsNew products47
MethodsTips and tricks of the trade: Gene silencing in Saccharomyces cerevisiae46
MethodsBench philosophy (31): Bayesian statistics44
Products"Product survey: Chromatography systems for life scientists "48
Books(DVD) Acceptable Risk / The Drug, by William Graham52
Books(Book) Freaks of Nature, by Mark S. Blumberg53
HumourPaul the Postdoc10
HumourOne fine day in the lab 31
HumourCartoon: Cynical Sid (4)66