Monthly Archives: September 2011

Companion articles explore the kangaroo genome

Accompanying the publication of the tammar wallaby genome sequence in  Genome Biology, BioMed Central also has a pouchful of companion articles in a cross-journal article series. The focus of several of these studies is on the insights that the genome sequence offers into marsupial immune systems. Emily Wong and colleagues present a database of immune… Read more »


BMC Biophysics meets the Queen of the Danube

How appropriate for the 8th European Biophysics Congress to be held in a city like Budapest, the so-called “Queen of the Danube”. Here is a place unified at the banks of this great river—Buda to west, Pest to the east—and here is where Biology meets Physics, unified in a single discipline. Like the city itself… Read more »