Gene Swap

Researchers find a bacterial gene has been acquired multiple times by fungi.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: hummingbird population divergence, the Marine Microbial Eukaryote Transcriptome Sequencing Project, and more.

High Containment Dangers

Research into dangerous pathogens poses dangers of its own.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: Tibetans and Denisovans, Dutch genome sequences, commercial RNA expression analysis.

No Average People

It's time to stop thinking about people as averages and start personalizing preventive medicine.

Science Fraud

A researcher charged with a fraud that netted $5 million pleads not guilty.

STAP Papers Retracted

Nature retracts the STAP stem cell papers.

The Skew in the Lab

Elite male faculty members employ fewer women than other faculty members, a new analysis shows.

Still No Bigfoot DNA

Genetic analysis of Yeti samples finds that the hairs came from bears, dogs, and other known animals.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: quantitative temporal viromics, CRISPR-Cas9 review, and more.

Clinical Sequencing for Long QT Syndrome

Whole-genome sequencing was able to get quickly to the bottom of a newborn's heart condition.

A 'Rugged and Feeble' Bacterium

Researchers are working to understand the bacterium behind leprosy.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: exome sequencing highlights trichomegaly-related mutations, metagenomic study of coral reefs, and more.