Headlines about a proposal to engineer an entirely synthetic human genome largely missed the point.
Volume 34 Issue 7, July 2016
Are reverse payments and pay-for-delay settlements business as usual or an anticompetitive practice?
Cash payments and other arrangements between patent holders and their competitors in exchange for a delayed market entry interfere with free-market principles and keep product prices at a premium, which affects payers, governments, healthcare providers and especially patients.
News & Views
Quantitative comparison of DNA methylation assays for biomarker development and clinical applications
A multicenter comparison of DNA methylation assays identifies robust methods for translational research and clinical diagnostics.
Non-genotoxic conditioning for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation using a hematopoietic-cell-specific internalizing immunotoxin
An antibody-based conditioning agent enables hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in immunocompetent mice with less toxicity than irradiation.
A bright cyan-excitable orange fluorescent protein facilitates dual-emission microscopy and enhances bioluminescence imaging in vivo
In vivo imaging is facilitated by a bright, cyan-excitable orange fluorescent protein that is the basis of an improved bioluminescent protein.
A split horseradish peroxidase for the detection of intercellular protein–protein interactions and sensitive visualization of synapses
Synapses can be detected with high sensitivity by a split reporter that visualizes intercellular protein–protein interactions.
Careers and Recruitment
Mentor circles combine the advantages of both mentoring networks and peer-to-peer mentoring.