Below the Line - 5 Dec 2013
An article at Pacific Standard says that the doubling of the US National Institutes of Health budget has essentially been undone.
This Dusty Old Thing? - 5 Dec 2013
A group of science museum curators are collecting artifacts from genomics history.
Way Easier Than Doing It - 5 Dec 2013
A former federal contractor has been found to have committed research misconduct.
This Week in Nature - 5 Dec 2013
In Nature this week: mitochondrial DNA from a 400,000-year-old hominin, and more.
For One Disease and Maybe Another - 4 Dec 2013
The search for a gene turns into a test of a treatment for Marfan syndrome and enlarged aortas, the New York Times writes.
Edit it Out - 4 Dec 2013
A CRISPR-focused company has raised money to develop its technology.
Go Big - 4 Dec 2013
Nick Loman pulls together a list of the biggest sequencing projects at his blog.
This Week in Cell - 4 Dec 2013
In Cell this week: microbes in organ transplant patients' blood, and more.
And Now a Suit - 3 Dec 2013
A class action lawsuit has been brought against 23andMe after the company received a letter from the US Food and Drug Administration.
Rethinking Drug Screening - 3 Dec 2013
An analysis shows discordance between drug-screening approaches.
Many Factors to Weigh - 3 Dec 2013
A policymaker discusses misconceptions scientists may hold about his field.
$100M AIDS Initiative - 3 Dec 2013
President Obama has launched an NIH-led, $100 million HIV/AIDS research initiative.
This Week in PNAS - 3 Dec 2013
In PNAS this week: malaria-resistance genes in mosquitoes, snake genomes, and more.
NASA's Planetary Science Shift Rattles Researchers - 5 Dec 2013
Scientists fear move could delay money for up to a year, but agency says it is prepared to offer bridge funding
Institute of Medicine report recommends Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee be reformulated
Petition against new law attracts 13,000 signatures
Slideshow: Secrets of Snakes - 5 Dec 2013
Exotic, elusive, and dangerous, snakes have fascinated humankind for millennia
ScienceShot: First Example of Tool Use in Reptiles - 5 Dec 2013
Crocodiles use sticks as bait to attract nest-building birds to their deaths