Living on Mars?

Could genome tinkering help humans survive voyages in space, or even life on other planets?

Different View of Biofuels

Biofuels face hurdles and potential, the New York Times reports.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: evolution of a pathogenic Streptococcus strain, horizontal gene transfer in ferns, and more.

Short End of the Telomere

Social stresses appear to affect telomere length, according to a study.

Dramatizing Consent

A new play is plotted upon the ethical questions that nag genomic scientists.

The Fuzzy Future of CRM

The Center for Regenerative Medicine at NIH has lost its leader and looks for a new plan.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: RNA editing patterns, mutagenesis and sequencing-based approach to finding drug sensitivity, and more.

HHS Secretary Steps Down

Kathleen Sebelius has resigned as the secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Thanks for the New Phobia

Researchers have inserted DNA-based nanorobots into cockroaches.

Not So Much of a Change

At Forbes, Matthew Herper gives his view of the biotech boom.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: chemogenomic fitness signatures, and more.

Apologies and an Appeal

Haruko Obokata, the Riken stem cell researcher, apologizes for errors and appeals findings of misconduct.

Health Preview

GenePeeks is offering a glimpse into the genetic health of potential embryos.