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April 2016 Volume 13 No 4

Scientists attempt to reconstruct signaling networks from indirect measurements (phosphoproteomic changes upon perturbation), akin to prisoners deciphering projected shadows of reality in Plato's allegory of the cave. Cover by Spencer Phillips, EMBLEBI (artwork); Julio Saez Rodriguez, RWTH Aachen and EMBL-EBI (concept); and Erin Dewalt (image editing). Analysis p310