New cartoons, Oct. 21

Today’s topics: B cells (in honour of Klaus Rajewsky’s upcoming birthday) and “pitfalls” when strolling along the cell membrane…









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I am a science writer at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin, author of fiction and popular science books, an artist, and a professional musician who performs on the viola da gamba and Medieval and Renaissance stringed instruments. I edit manuscripts of all types and teach the full range of scientific communication skills. I am doing theoretical work in this subject - see for example

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