Volume 368 Issue 6473, 21 April 1994


  • Opinion |

    It is not too soon for the rest of Europe to begin preparing for the aftermath of the tragic warfare in ex-Yugoslavia; on the contrary, doing nothing now is a recipe for permanent calamity.

  • Opinion |

    A British Cabinet minister has been helping to highjack legislation for populist purposes.

  • Opinion |

    The scandal over fraudulent data in a breast-cancer study undermines trust in the research establishment.




  • Commentary |

    The Burke and Wills expedition through the interior of Australia in the nineteenth century ended in calamity. But the cause of death was more pernicious than anyone at the time had imagined: beriberi due to thiaminase poisoning.

    • John W. Earl
    •  & Barry V. McCleary

News & Views

Scientific Correspondence

Book Review



Product Review

  • Product Review |

    Featured this week—a red blood cell agglutination reagent, an agar substitute, antibodies to markers of metastasis and a scanning probe microscope for imaging cells and tissues in situ with nanometre resolution.

    • Diane Gershon

Employment Review

  • Employment Review |

    While the traditional career ladder may remain, for many the career pathway—the means of achieving one's career objectives—has altered significantly.

    • David P. Collingham
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