OK, so DNA helicases are important for genome stability. And genome instability leads to cancer. Can someone explain to me why this is big news in 2013?
Here is why precision matters when engineering an allele...
…and an awesome example how conditional mutants were used to dissect a complex behavior in the mouse http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v501/n7466/full/nature12518.html
The difficulty to infer causative relationships from correlations... Especially in cases which raise all kinds of ethical and emotional red flags.
Didn't think I'd cite philly.com, did ya?
Now onto career stuff. Here is another bit of great news on the bio job market! In Singapore...
You've seen links to studies that PhD stundets are unhappy and disillusioned. Now it turns our MDs are in no better shape…
The lesson? Never, ever give up on the dream to become a happy beach bum.