Hello there! Did you miss me? I’m kidding. Of course you didn’t. Anyway, I have been really busy in boring academic work (yes, I do have to keep doing what I do at the bench – sigh!), and haven’t found time to sit down and write. This brief interlude hasn’t ended yet, but I am checking in to say a quick ‘Hi!’ to you, and put down a few good news that caught my eyes via the Nature News highlights that comes to my inbox.