EDITORIAL

Five years of translation

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Science  10 Oct 2014:
Vol. 346, Issue 6206, pp. 145
DOI: 10.1126/science.1262034

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In October 2009, the Nobel committee awarded prizes for basic research on ribosomes and telomeres. In the same month, AAAS launched a new journal with a different focus—Science Translational Medicine (SciTM)—staking out a clear role for the organization in advancing clinical medicine. One year later, awards at the pinnacle of science also recognized more translational achievements.*