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Program guide
DNA ploidy analysis software, PCR primers by design, and a protein modelling package are a selection of this week's scientific software highlights.
Made to measure
A method for the dynamic in situ measurement of cell growth and viability, a portable photosynthesis analysis system, and software for collecting and analysing behavioural data — new aids for
From bench to bedside and back?
US academic health centres face challenges that may threaten the future vitality of the clinical research enterprise, but they are fighting back, says Diane Gershon.
Liquid assets
This week's focus on instruments designed to improve liquid handling tasks range from dual-action thermomixers to complex robotic sample processors and manipulative robot arms.
Stem-cell research
Complex political, ethical and legal issues surround research on human embryonic stem cells. Diane Gershon explores the field's long-term career prospects.
In the picture
Micro '90, the international showcase of instruments for microscopy to be held next week in London, will feature a video printer for print, slide or overhead transparency production, and a field
DNA microarrays: More than gene expression
DNA microarrays are diversifying in new directions, including in vitro diagnostics. Diane Gershon takes a look at what's around the corner for microarray applications.The chips are upDNA microarrays
Structural genomics — from cottage industry to industrial revolution
As the new discipline of structural genomics takes off, the demand for a wide variety of skilled workers is set to rise, says Diane Gershon.
Microarray technology: An array of opportunities
  • D. Gershon
  • Materials Science, Biology
  • 1 April 2002