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10 Links: Cell and Molecular Biology Podcasts

Podcasts are great. I listen to podcasts every day during my commute and find them a great way to pick up information, whether it's to learn about a new subject, brush up on something I have studied before or...
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10 Tips for Better Presentations

I have been at a conference today and don't have too much time to write this, so this will be a quick article. After watching lots of speakers of varying competence, I thought that it would be good to outline...
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10 links: Free PC Software for Molecular Biologists

Here is a list of 10 pieces of great molecular biology software for PC users that I hope you will find useful. I am not a regular PC user myself so I have not tested all of these out so if any of these are no...
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10 links: Free Mac Software for Molecular Biologists

I've put together this list of 10 pieces of free molecular biology software for Macs. I hope you will find at least some of it useful. If you any of your favorite free programs are not included, please e-mail...
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Add notes to your PDF files with PDF-Skim

First of all, I should mention that this application is available for Mac users only, so sorry to all you PC users. PDF skim is a software application that allows you to add electronic notes onto PDF files. As...
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Better Pubmed Journal Searches

Ever get too many hits from your Pubmed searches? Using field tags allows you to generate more specific searches than keywords alone, saving you from trawling through hundreds of irrelevant articles. A...
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