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May 26, 2008 Issue

Volume 86, Issue 21
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May 26, 2008 Issue, Vol. 86 | Iss. 21
The leading suppliers of personal and business information technology—Microsoft, Google, Dell—are making a move in the life sciences laboratory
By Rick Mullin
(pp. 13-18)
Features
Government & Policy
No high-tech solutions for the detritus of the Information Revolution (pp. 32-33)
Science & Technology
New types of journal metrics grow more influential in the scientific community (pp. 39-42)
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Government & Policy

No high-tech solutions for the detritus of the Information Revolution
(pp. 32-33)
Forum tells researchers to expect less money and an emphasis on problem solving in the future
(pp. 34-36)
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Science & Technology

Coping with errors, ambiguity, and fudging in the realm of citations
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New types of journal metrics grow more influential in the scientific community
(pp. 39-42)
A new kilogram standard is coming. What does it mean for science?
(p.43)
Technology and Business news for the laboratory world
(p.44)

Career & Employment

Ten tips for getting the industry job you want
(pp. 49-51)

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