Pharmacogenomics' Global Failure

Pharmacogenomics research has neglected rare, tropical, and orphan diseases that affect the underdeveloped world.

Getting the Most Out of It

Researchers present a way to make plants easier to break down for biofuel use.

The Other Hominins

Svante Pääbo discusses ancient genomes and more.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: optogenic and embryonic stem cell-based approach to regenerative medicine, and more.

Working on It

23andMe says it is working with the US Food and Drug Administration.

Cloud-hacking Bioterrorists?

Do big data research programs open vulnerabilities to hackers developing bioweapons?

Maybe? Then Again, Maybe Not

A researcher says he may haven gotten the STAP protocol to work, but skepticism remains.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: gene editing of disease mutation in mice, lipid catabolism genes in modern Europeans and Neanderthals, and more.

On the Board

Pittsburgh researchers highlight conflict of interest held by academic medical center leaders who serve on drug company board of directors.

Visa Lottery

The US is accepting skilled worker visa applications this week, to high demand.

This Week in Genome Research

In Genome Research this week: method to identify genetic relationships while preserving privacy, positive selection in human evolution, and more.

Riken Panel Reports on Stem Cell Papers

A Riken panel finds evidence of misconduct in the STAP stem cell papers.

Open Access UK

The UK moves forward on open-access requirements for university funding.