Volume 384 Issue 6604, 7 November 1996


  • Opinion |

    As it struggles to overcome the legacy of apartheid, South Africa needs to protect and strengthen the most productive parts of its science base. That requires a tough approach to the redistribution of resources – and determination to tackle big spenders.

  • Opinion |

    Despite an out-of-court settlement last week, science must not rely on litigation to keep its house in order.


News in Brief



News & Views

Scientific Correspondence

Book Reviews




  • Collection |

    Intelligent drug design: A Naturesupplement

    Developments in techniques of pharmaceutical chemistry have revolutionized the design of drugs beyond previous expectations. But what are our current expectations and what does the future hold? Glaxo Wellcome has set itself the objective of introducing three significant new medicines a year, every year, by 2000.

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