Volume 31 Issue 10, October 2013

Volume 31 Issue 10

Close-up of suckers and teeth rings on the tentacles of a Humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas). Guerette et al. use RNA-seq to rapidly identify proteins that synthesize or constitute biomaterials, including promising silklike proteins from squid sucker ring teeth (p 908). Credit: Louise Murray/ Visuals Unlimited/Corbis


  • Editorial |

    Improving the integration of computational analysis into biology will require better documentation, validation and accessibility of software associated with papers.



News Feature

  • News Feature |

    Despite government incentives and mandates, second-generation biofuels are proving tough to bring to market. Cormac Sheridan investigates.

    • Cormac Sheridan


Opinion and Comment


News and Views

  • News & Views |

    Antibodies specific to phosphorylated peptides are readily generated through structure-based engineering and in vitro selection.

    • Oda Stoevesandt
    •  & Michael J Taussig
  • News & Views |

    The survival of mice after experimental heart attack is greatly improved by a pulse of RNA therapy.

    • Seppo Ylä-Herttuala
    •  & Einari Aavik

Computational Biology


  • Feature |

    Creators of software widely used in computational biology discuss the factors that contributed to their success

    • Stephen Altschul
    • , Barry Demchak
    • , Richard Durbin
    • , Robert Gentleman
    • , Martin Krzywinski
    • , Heng Li
    • , Anton Nekrutenko
    • , James Robinson
    • , Wayne Rasband
    • , James Taylor
    •  & Cole Trapnell


Careers and Recruitment

  • Careers and Recruitment |

    A new type of initiative is empowering graduate students and postdocs to reshape their academic training, providing another avenue to express their passion for research.

    • Maximiliaan Schillebeeckx
    • , Brett Maricque
    •  & Cory Lewis
  • People

  • Careers and Recruitment |