Perhaps the most demanding job in any scientific society is that of the Editor. He or she has the dual responsibility for maintaining a rigorous peer review process and for communicating new and exciting ideas to the scientific community (including the various funding bodies). Ultimately, successful science and scientists depend on good editing. It’s a job that requires close attention to detail, a wide knowledge of the subject and a who’s-who memory of the players in the field. In return for doing the job well there is little glory, the occasional free lunch or conference ticket, and the knowledge that...

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