Rethinking the life sciences. To better serve society, biomedical research has to regain its trust and get organized to tackle larger projects.


Suppose that an international group of scientists presents a 15-year, €750 million research programme to unravel the molecular mechanisms of metabolic syndrome, a disorder implicated in obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, cancer and other diseases. The results from this project will neither replace obvious preventive measures—such as reducing… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/embor.2013.30


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