Another Possible Risk

A study presented at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology annual meeting links BRCA mutations to uterine cancer.

Glowing Teeth Could Be a Fad

Researchers engineer biofilms to have new properties.

The DNA Way

The New York Times' Well blog discusses colorectal cancer screening approaches.

This Week in Genome Biology

In Genome Biology this week: CLARITY Challenge report, loblolly pine genome, and more.

Genomic Confidence

A survey finds uncertainty about multiplex genomic testing among cancer physicans, and a lack of confidence in themselves.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: characterizing influenza, genome dominance, and interpreting gene co-expression patterns.

A Faux Shortage?

Is there a shortage of scientists and engineers?

IQ Testing at Birth?

UK scientists suggest that testing for a genetic mutation and thyroid levels could target kids at risk for low IQ.

Sequencing Success Story

Clinical sequencing and social media aid in the discovery of a new genetic disease.

Academic Entrepreneurs

A scientist and spinoff founder says academics need not choose between academy and business.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: metabolmic markers for preeclampsia risk, creating and enlarging nanopores.

DNA Mugshots

A research team says their facial modelling methods could be used to create DNA-based 'mugshots'.

Psychiatric Genetics 'Exploding'

The discovery of scores of variations associated with mental disorders spurs hope, but their clinical use is a ways away.