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Bioinformatics is "hot" these days, but it's a subject that can leave many life scientists cold. Now Hoboken, NJ-based John Wiley & Sons has launched Current Protocols in Bioinformatics, the latest addition to its popular Current Protocols series. "We're trying to make bioinformatics approachable to the biologist who doesn't have much training in computational methods," says senior editor Ann Boyle.

The Current Protocols format offers a convenient way to keep abreast of this rapidly growing field. Like other titles in the series, Current Protocols in Bioinformatics will be released in installments, with articles updated periodically to reflect new trends and methodologies. The first online installment appeared in August, and a full, print version of the core manual will be released at the beginning of next year, says Boyle. Chapters are organized according to biological applications, with titles like "Modeling Structure from...

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