The Feces Category

A trio of researchers argues that fecal microbiota transplantation should be regulated as a tissue product rather than as a biologic.

Few More Months, Please

An English project to share medical data for researchers has been pushed back to the fall.

Different Way for Lab Tests

Wired has a Q&A with Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: set of benchmark genotypes, and more.

The Stealthy Genome

Homomorphic encryption may enable genomic data to stay private while still allowing researchers to study the data.

The Sun and Science

While people in the US may not have a clear understanding of basic science, they hold researchers in high esteem, a new survey says.

More Open-Access Options on the Way

Both the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Royal Society of London are launching open-access journals.

This Week in Nucleic Acids Research

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: k-mer-based approach to identify microbial species, new human-mouse sequence alignments, and more.

Another Stem Cell Investigation

Riken opens an investigation into the recently published stem cell work performed there.

Bright Bulbs

Illumina tops Technology Review's list of smartest companies.

Like a Tennis Match

A researcher criticizes two network papers, and the authors of one respond in a heated back-and-forth exchange.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: gene co-expression-based classification scheme for gliomas, microbial community changes in response to bioremediation, and more.

Fraud and Retractions, But Still a Patent

Disgraced stem cell researcher Hwang Woo-Suk receives a patent for his disputed method for cloning human embryos and extracting stem cells from them.