The Daily Scan - Page 11


Fine Balance

An editorial in the Observer praises the UK's 100,000 Genomes Project but cautions that patient data must be handled properly.

Fido's Prescription

Biotech start-ups are expanding into the pet markets.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: genetic adaptations in Tibetan grey wolves, epigenetic changes in tumor metastasis, and more.

LDT Regs Coming

The US Food and Drug Administration says it will be regulating laboratory-developed tests.

People Awards

The National Institutes of Health is looking into a new model of funding.

Like Peanut Butter and Jelly

On its consumer education page, the US Food and Drug Administration discusses how companion diagnostics go together with drugs.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: long interspersed nuclear element–1 retrotransposons in cancer genomes, and more.

The Iceman's Heart

Researchers discuss Ötzi the Iceman's predisposition for heart disease in a new review.

A Deeper Bench

Craig Venter says more genomes and a better way to analyze them are needed.

23andMe Gets a Grant

23andMe receives a grant from the National Institutes of Health.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: role of tumor cell subgroup in tumor progression, African rice genome, and more.

The Transparent Factor

Thomson Reuters says it is being more transparent in how it calculates its impact factor metric, but critics are looking for other ways to gauge scientific impact.

Staying Well

The Resilience Project aims to tease out why some people with disease-causing mutations don't become ill.