Volume 368 Issue 6466, 3 March 1994

Opinion

  • Opinion |

    A proposed amendment to the US Constition requiring a balanced budget could cause great harm to fundamental research as well as other social programmes on which the future of the United States now rests.

  • Opinion |

    A finding is needed in a case that has been lingering since 1987. Justice delayed is justice denied.

  • Opinion |

    Philanthropist Mary Lasker was an extraordinary advocate for biomedical research.

  • Opinion |

    The government in Paris is embarking on a misguided defence of the French language.

News

Correspondence

Commentary

  • Commentary |

    The right to a university education in any subject is enshrined in German law. But the system has become hopelessly cumbersome and is ripe for radical reform.

    • Hans Joachim Meyer

News & Views

Scientific Correspondence

  • Scientific Correspondence |

    • Pablo Jensen
    • , Albert-László Barabási
    • , Hernán Larralde
    • , Shlomo Havlin
    •  & H. Eugene Stanley

Book Review

Article

  • Article |

    • R. Wilson
    • , R. Ainscough
    • , K. Anderson
    • , C. Baynes
    • , M. Berks
    • , J. Bonfield
    • , J. Burton
    • , M. Connell
    • , T. Copsey
    • , J. Cooper
    • , A. Coulson
    • , M. Craxton
    • , S. Dear
    • , Z. Du
    • , R. Durbin
    • , A. Favello
    • , A. Fraser
    • , L. Fulton
    • , A. Gardner
    • , P. Green
    • , T. Hawkins
    • , L. Hillier
    • , M. Jier
    • , L. Johnston
    • , M. Jones
    • , J. Kershaw
    • , J. Kirsten
    • , N. Laisster
    • , P. Latreille
    • , J. Lightning
    • , C. Lloyd
    • , B. Mortimore
    • , M. O'Callaghan
    • , J. Parsons
    • , C. Percy
    • , L. Rifken
    • , A. Roopra
    • , D. Saunders
    • , R. Shownkeen
    • , M. Sims
    • , N. Smaldon
    • , A. Smith
    • , M. Smith
    • , E. Sonnhammer
    • , R. Staden
    • , J. Sulston
    • , J. Thierry-Mieg
    • , K. Thomas
    • , M. Vaudin
    • , K. Vaughan
    • , R. Waterston
    • , A. Watson
    • , L. Weinstock
    • , J. Wilkinson-Sproat
    •  & P. Wohldman

Letter

Product Review

  • Product Review |

    Microwell plates with covalently bound nickel chelate, a robotic crystallization system for experiments using hanging drop and sitting drop methods, and 10-mm probes for biomolecular applications are highlighted this week.

    • Diane Gershon

Nature Structural Biology

  • Nature Structural Biology |

    Variation in ways in which proteins can identify and lock on to genes due for transcription is illuminated by studies of the Arc represser, which has a β-sheet, rather than α-helical, recognition motif.

    • Guy Riddihough
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