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Editorial
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Contents
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News
Picture of the issue / Wasp project annoys environmentalists / Database must rename disease / Recently awarded / Europe’s fastest X-ray laser launched / Handling of manuscripts from dishonest researchers / Karolinska Institutet’s library releases medico-historical stamp series / Spanish scientists eyeball the plumage patterns of thousands of birds
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HumourComic
Paul the Postdoc
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OpinionObservations of The Owl
Macho Science
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OpinionResearch letter from...
England: Fake or Real?
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OpinionOver the Line?
Standing Still
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AnalysisOnline Conferences
Not everyone can afford to attend conferences. Is the online version a better alternative?
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AnalysisInterview
Corina Logan on young researchers’ challenges and her campaign: Bullied into Bad Science
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AnalysisCover Story
Ancient DNA analysis has solved several mysteries and set the historic record straight
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Journal ClubCopenhagen/Denmark
Four rules determine blastocyst development
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Journal ClubAntwerp/Belgium
Four tapir species’ leg bones are well-adapted to their habitat
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Journal ClubOrsay/France
Four flippers but one voice. Elephant seals recognise their rivals’ rhythm
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Publication StatisticsPain research in Europe
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CareersEurope's Research Institutes
The Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown
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BiobizNews
Is the biotech sector overrated? / Merck-MSD assimilates German startup Rigontec / Surprisingly, Sanofi has allowed a fruitful and longstanding contract with Regeneron to expire
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BiobizAsian Awakening
Asian companies like the Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) prepare for the global competition
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BiobizBiobusiness
Germany’s Immunic Therapeutics pockets €32 million / The Synthon-Teva case: A David-sized generic drugmaker defeats a Goliath-sized giant in court
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BiobizSearching for the Ultimate HIV Cure
A French company announces spectacular study results, but most experts remain sceptical
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ProductsProduct survey:
Gel documentation systems
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MethodsBench philosophy:
Patch Clamp 2.0
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MethodsSpecial:
Correlative light electron microscopy
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ProductsNew products
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BooksKin: How We Came to Know our Microbe Relatives.
By John L. Ingraham
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Jobs/CalendarRead online61
HumourComic
Laboratory Tales
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