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Titel
Editorial
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Contents
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News
"Picture of the issue / EU Flagship projects / Drop in publication output at PLoS / Recently awarded / Swedish Skeptics prize / Manifesto for reproducible science / Crows not as clever as thought?"
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HumourComic
Paul the Postdoc
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OpinionObservations of The Owl
Please, Leave us Alone!
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OpinionResearch letter from...
Finland: Sloppy Sauna Association
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OpinionOver the Line?
My Blue Monday
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AnalysisCover Story
Sneakily, viruses have attacked our bodies, entered our genome and shaped our evolution
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AnalysisInterview
Jonathan Howard speaks about his career, mobility and research in Portugal
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AnalysisCommercialised Science
Big investment, no returns. Is the biotech start-up model nothing but a Ponzi scheme?
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Journal ClubLondon/UK
Understanding the sea cucumber’s miraculous and mutable collagenous tissue
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Journal ClubCopenhagen/Denmark
Unravelling a new phage-based bacterial gene transfer mechanism
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Journal ClubDublin/Ireland
Discovering how the sleeping sickness parasite manipulates its host
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Publication Statistics
Rheumatology in Europe
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CareersEurope's Research Institutes
The Francis Crick Institute
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BiobizNews
Switzerland’s Obseva goes IPO in America / Actelion’s Jean-Paul Clozel gains another founding opportunity. Can he repeat his success story? / With Britain leaving the EU, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) needs a new home / Italian Newron Pharmaceuticals pick up the pace with their CNS drugs
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BiobizNational Institutes of Health
After a dead candidate race, Francis Collins is the old and new NIH director
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BiobizCannabinoid drugs
Not reimbursed by health insurances, they are an unbearable financial burden for patients
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ProductsProduct survey:
Manual Micropipettes
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ProductsNew products

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MethodsTips and tricks of the trade:
sgRNA prediction tool CRISPy-web
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MethodsSpecial:
New trends in digital PCR
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MethodsBench philosophy:
Nanopore sequencing
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Books
The science of Star Wars. By Mark Brake and Jon Chase
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CareersResearcher Profiles
Tom Gilbert and the genomes of carrots, birds and mammoths
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Jobs/Calendar
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HumourComic
Laboratory Tales
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