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An interview with cancer’s ‘biographer’

This week we welcome guest writer Robert Aboukhalil, graduate student in the Watson School of Biological Sciences. There aren’t very many scientists whose claim to fame includes writing a best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning and Oprah-endorsed book. A few weeks ago, I … Continue reading

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To celebrate 40th anniversary, the Protein Data Bank returns to its birthplace

Databases can have birthdays and anniversaries too. The Protein Data Bank (PDB)—a gigantic repository that allows anyone with an internet connection to view the atomic structures of more than 77,000 biological molecules in all their three dimensional glory—just celebrated its … Continue reading

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Better science through volleyball

Volleyball is serious business at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. The campus league is currently holding playoffs for its 21st season and is more popular than ever with close to 200 scientists and staff members taking part. Michael Cressy, who recently … Continue reading

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