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BES plans ‘double blind’ peer review trial

The British Ecological Society has announced it will be conducting a randomised trial to determine the effects of “double blind” peer review.

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BES plans ‘double blind’ peer review trial

The British Ecological Society has announced it will be conducting a randomised trial to determine the effects of “double blind” peer review.

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Knowing a lot about very little

The potential of nanomedicine to tackle many diseases is immense, but we really don’t know much about how they get into cells and what potential damage – as well as good – they could do. Here we lear…

Comment And Analysis

You are never too successful for lunch

Everyone knows that the fulcrum around which a successful lab swings is, of course, lunch. But what is the etiquette around eating it? And what should be eaten? Dr Matthew Partridge opens his sarnies…

Interviews

Five things you learn from working in cleanrooms

Want to avoid committing a serious faux pas before you start working in cleanrooms? That would be highly advisable says Lizzy Huitson as she takes us through her top tips… 

Focal Point

Flea bacteria

Produced by the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), this digitally colourised scanning electron microscopic image depicts a number of yellow, Yersinia pestis bacteria, t…