In this issue, we talk with Blake Wilson, Philip Sharp, and Carole LaBonne about the convergence “revolution” in biomedicine. We also interview Ron Vale about iBiology’s reinvention of the biology textbook, The Explorer’s Guide to Biology, which invites students to learn through stories of discovery.

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Biological Sciences “Converge” on a New Direction

Researchers are increasingly interested in integrating distinct disciplines and technologies to gain fresh biological insights and make research breakthroughs.

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Reinventing the Introductory Biology Textbook

We speak with Ron Vale about iBiology’s new introductory biology textbook, The Explorer’s Guide to Biology.

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2016 Lasker Laureates Win Nobel Prize

Congratulations to William Kaelin Jr, Peter Ratcliffe, and Gregg Semenza for winning the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.