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Editorial
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Contents
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News
Picture of the issue / New EMBL Director General selected / Brain drain in Spain / Recently awarded / Neurology research in Europe / Open data challenges / Campaign against bullying in science launched/ Israeli scientists identify the dust storm microbiome / An essay from Slovakia
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HumourComic
Paul the Postdoc
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OpinionObservations of The Owl
Argh, Clinicians!
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OpinionResearch letter from...
Slovakia: Chocolate in the Blood
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OpinionOver the Line?
Never Knowingly Undersold
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AnalysisPsychiatric Epigenetics
New data shows that environment plays a role in the development of mental disorders
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AnalysisPersonalised Medicine
It’s regarded as a revolution in medicine but does Personalised Medicine deserve all the glory?
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AnalysisData Sonification
Presenting complex data is not easy. Some scientists have turned their big data into music
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Journal ClubGlasgow/Scotland
An emerging tick-borne virus has been mapped
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Journal ClubGeneva/Switzerland
Reactive oxygen species have been observed in the brain
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Journal ClubUtrecht/The Netherlands
Developing cardiomyocytes have been followed, day and night
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Publication Statistics
Otorhinolaryngology research in Europe
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CareersEurope's Research Institutes
The EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute
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BiobizNews
Pop stars as pharma advertising vehicle / French biotech gains momentum
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BiobizLiquid Biopsy Lawsuit
Two biotech starlets wrangle over the significance of diagnostic cancer tests
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BiobizIntellectual Property in Plant Breeding
While the European Patent Office no longer patents the native traits of plants, the political struggle between traditional breeders and the agrochemical industry will continue
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BiobizEpigenomics’ Failed Takeover
The final blow for the struggling German cancer diagnostics company?
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ProductsNew products
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ProductsProduct survey:
Plasmid extraction kits
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MethodsTips and tricks of the trade:
Phagocytic protocells
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MethodsBench philosophy:
Brain organoids
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MethodsSpecial:
Single cell analysis
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BooksFrom Matter to Life. Edited by Sara Imari Walker, Paul C. W. Davies and George F. R. Ellis61
CareersResearcher Profiles
Juleen Zierath and type 2 diabetes
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Jobs/CalendarRead online64
HumourComic
Laboratory Tales
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