Different Approaches

A bill markup session underlines different takes by lawmakers on funding science in the US, ScienceInsider says.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: genetic analysis implicates people in moa decline, root of drug resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae, and more.

The New Patrons

American science is being shaped by billionaire science enthusiasts and philanthropists, the New York Times reports.

Peer Review Possibilities

New opportunities open up for online, post-publication peer review commenters.

The Meta-Institute

A new institute plans to study scientific research.

This Week in PLOS

This Week in PLOS: genomic approaches to characterize bipolar disorder, oral microbiome of HIV-positive individuals, and more.

ORI Head Resigns

The director of the US Office of Research Integrity pens a 'scathing' resignation letter.

Into the Repeats

The newest release of the human reference genome assembly gives a peek into repetitive sequences.

Clinical Center Opportunities

New projects allow outside investigators to make use of resources at the NIH Clinical Center.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: histone mark preservation, and more.

Clinical Sequencing Hurdles

A Stanford whole-genome sequencing study reveals uncertainties about the technology's clinical readiness.

France Córdova Takes Top Spot at NSF

The US Senate has confirmed France Córdova as the new director of the National Science Foundation.

Chile Offers Entrepreneurial Opportunities

In a blog post, a bioentrepreneur discusses the startup climate in Chile.