From the Editor's Desk

Dear Reader,


The second issue of BenSci 2012 is now online.

This issue contains: one short paper, “From Systems Biology to Systems Medicine” by Cleo Kontoravdi, An Interview from a librarian about libraries trend, Best Selections from Prof. Jirillo in “Editor’s Pick”. A Bentham-Sponsored Symposium Report, eBooks Update’ and selection of articles from “Current Pharmaceutical Design” in the section ‘What’s New from BSP’.


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