The Daily Scan


To Catch a Predatory Publisher

Legal action probably isn't an option for combating predatory scientific publishing, which means academics must carefully vet journals that offer to publish their work.

Stem Cell Scandal

Riken fails to replicate scandalous stem cell technique, plans reboot for tainted center.

Flawed Analysis Feud

An academic tussle breaks out over gene expression and happiness.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: Ebola virus genomes, transdisciplinary research barriers.

Producing Reproducibility

A new initiative will tackle the reproducibility problem.

Keeping up with the Pathogens

The US government takes steps to address a recent spate of serious biosafety lapses.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: ENCODE and modENCODE results, and honeybee genomes.

Primetime Bioethics

A TV production company is working up a drama about bioethical conundrums.

Sequencing to Go

Portable DNA sequencing is coming, but there will be kinks to work out.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: cancer subtypes, metabolic gene expression, and more.

R&D Concentration

A majority of US corporate R&D happens in 10 states.

Traveling Genome

The Smithsonian's genomics exhibit will tour the country.

Cheaper Sequencing, Higher Costs?

Will genome sequencing prod healthcare costs upward?