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.

Encouraging Development

The National Human Genome Research Institute helped spur genome sequencing technology developments through a grant program.

Inclusive, and Better, Science

The diversity of a scientific team is associated with higher citation rate, NPR reports.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: mitotic cells inhibit double-strand break repair to prevent fusions, mass spec for ancient proteins, and more.