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Translating translation

The term 'translation' has emerged as a dominant concept in biomedical science over the last decade, but confusion around what the term means, and how it differs from translational research and translational science, is common. This article aims to help address this issue by clarifying the distinctions.

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Austin, C. Translating translation. Nat Rev Drug Discov 17, 455–456 (2018).

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