Drawing on Patient Experience

Genentech signs an agreement to gain access to data from PatientsLikeMe.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: tunable genetic circuits, and more.

Big Data Bummers

Excitement about big data is in fever pitch, but expectations may need tempering.

EU Eyes Genetic Test Regulation

ESHG says a proposal to regulate genetic testing in Europe is a burdensome and unworkable overreach.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: modelling cancer progression, chromosomal rearrangement, and proteins in cancer.

Glass Diagnostics

Google Glass could speed up diagnostic testing in the field.

GINA Not Enough?

In a post-GINA world, some people still fear genetic tests due to insurance repercussions.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: amphetamine response SNPs, poverty and telomere length, and translational bypassing.

Shaming Fraud

Is publicly calling out fraudulent papers the best way to get publishers to take action?

Grant Breakdown

A researcher opened his books to show how his NIH grant spending breaks down.

Direct-to-Confusion Genomics

A writer's foray into DTC genomics services yields confusing results.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week; isolation and telomere length, drug response genes, and immunoglobin enhancers.

Mining Barriers

A European Commission report says copyright changes would free up text and data miners.