President’s Column

On Preprints, and Beer and Tacos

May 2, 2016

A meeting (ASAPbio) was held on February 16–17 to discuss the role of preprints in biology, which sparked a New…

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On Reproducibility and Clocks

April 4, 2016

It is not easy to build a clock. When my daughter got married, I decided to build a clock as…

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On Cell Biology and Awesomeness – By Peter Walter

February 16, 2016

What is cell biology? I get this question frequently when I speak about my profession with people outside the inner circles of…

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Why Scientists Must Communicate with the Public

November 30, 2015

Shirley Tilghman This semester I have been teaching an undergraduate course at Princeton on the topic of modern genetics and…

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In Praise of Core Facilities

August 14, 2015

For most of its history the field of cell biology— indeed the majority of basic biomedical research—has been organized like…

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