This is an extra web-only edition of my column between print issues while Synapse is on holiday break. As such, I’m taking this opportunity to write in less-formal (was I ever formal?) blog form.

Reviews of journal articles covering topics of Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Immunology, and Developmental Biology.

Welcome to the second installment of the UCSF Library column on scientific publishing (that means data too!). Last month, Anneliese Taylor provided a great introduction to open-access publishing.

So, you’re back from Thanksgiving, and it’s only a few weeks until the winter holidays.

black and white image of a comet

Space Exploration: On Nov. 12, the European Space Agency landed a spacecraft on a comet.

Chronic pain afflicts more than 100 million people in the United States, which makes pain alleviation one of the greatest unmet medical challenges. SiteOne Therapeutics, located in the UCSF QB3 incubator, thinks it has a solution.

Reviews of journal articles covering topics of Microbiology, Structural Biology, Cell Biology and Developmental Biology.
Reviews of journal articles covering topics of Neuroscience, Radiology, Immunology and Cell Biology.

The landscape of scientific publishing is rapidly changing.

Comic of woman with ponytail and freckle face, wearing white coat running with a beaker about to fall out of her hand. Entitled: Exit, Pursued by Science

Sometimes, you just have one of those weeks.