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Let's hope there's a good year on the cards


Yet another Christmas and New Year have gone by without a card from The Journal of This or Trends in That, in either mail box, real or electronic.

A little odd in a communications-conscious society, no? Perhaps I didn't provide any ‘expert’ reviewing last year after all. Of course, I may just have unfashionable views of the festive season, coming as I do from the last century when people believed in Santa Claus and Mickey Mouse.

Come on, Editors, be a trifle old-fashioned for once, even if you do resort to e-mail.

Best wishes for what will surely be another glorious year in science.

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Nature sent each of our reviewers for 2003 a copy of the last issue of the year with a letter of thanks — Editor, Correspondence.

correspondence Contributions to Correspondence may be submitted to They should be no longer than 500 words, and ideally shorter.

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Wain-Hobson, S. Let's hope there's a good year on the cards. Nature 428, 17 (2004).

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