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Volume 37 Issue 2, February 2019

Volume 37 Issue 2

Ultrafast searching for microbial sequences

A representation of bacteria and viruses (not to scale), along with a search bar and a DNA query. Bradley et al. report an approach for building a search index of the global archives of microbial DNA.

See Bradley et al.

Image credit: Spencer Phillips Cover design: Erin Dewalt


  • Editorial |

    The acquisition of Celgene is bad news for young biotech companies with innovative products and platforms to sell.





  • Patents |

    Recent patents in siRNA, antisense oligonucleotides, and CRISPR.

News & Views

  • News & Views |

    Cassava engineered to retain more iron and zinc faces challenges before moving into fields and onto forks.

    • Marc Ghislain
    • Tawanda Muzhingi
    • Jan W. Low


Amendments & Corrections

Careers & Recruitment

    Career Feature

  • Career Feature |

    A quarterly snapshot of job expansions, reductions and availability in the biotech and pharma sectors.

    • Michael Francisco
  • People

  • People |

    A sample of goings on in and around the biotech and pharmaceutical industry.


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