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ASBMB President Steven McKnight writes in his monthly column: "Those who have learned to game the system operate at a distinct advantage — allowing them to sport stratospheric H-factor scores. The idiots who ignore this stuff do so at our peril; what a pathetic, devolved state of affairs we find ourselves in."

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Bucket of ice water – dose of reality


ASBMB Public Affairs Director Ben Corb argues that the summer phenomenon that was the Ice Bucket Challenge raised awareness and money but didn't help the public understand the real problems that researchers face.

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Member Update


Find out what's happening in the lives of ASBMB members. Have news you’d like to share? Email us at asbmbtoday@asbmb.org.

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ASBMB News


Inside: news from the lab of Ted and Valina Dawson at Johns Hopkins University; a Journal of Biological Chemistry "Classic" for the late Gil Ashwell; and obituaries for Paul D. Ray and Colin A. Wraight.

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Journal News


Updates from the ASBMB journals: alpha helices, birch allergies, cholesterol and intestinal lipids in zebrafish.

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How can lipids cross the Rubicon?


Tamas Balla of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development poses the question: "How do lipid molecules cross the aqueous barrier that separates the membranes?"

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Invitation to the ASBMB 2015 annual meeting


The 14 themes of the meeting symposia cover the broad range of biomolecules and systems that interest the ASBMB membership. We are certain that you will find new twists in the recent discoveries as well as new areas in which the science is advancing rapidly.

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