The Daily Scan - Page 12


Cave of Bones

Researchers hope to collect fossils and ancient DNA from a sinkhole that trapped a number of animals tens of thousands of years ago.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: CHD8 mutation-related autism spectrum disorder, algorithm to analyze gene interactions and biological pathways, and more.

Here's a Good Level

A senator proposes a minimum budget level for the National Institutes of Health.

Rewriting Epigenetics

Researchers link in utero exposure to tobacco smoke to epigenetic changes.

"Because I'm Happy…"

Economists tie happiness levels to genes, particularly ones common in Denmark.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: lncRNAs in developing heart tissue, 5-hydroxymethylcytosine patterns during T-cell development, and more.

The Google Study

Google embarks on a data-rich project to see what a 'baseline' healthy person looks like.

Defining Genetic Modification

The UK's redefinition of 'genetic modification' has drawn complaints of dishonesty.

So Many Letters

Non-governmental and scientific organizations spar over the chief scientific adviser position at the European Commission.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: population admixture in Cuba, Vibrio cholera clades, and more.

That Tiny Little Bit?

Oxford researchers calculate that less than 10 percent of the human genome is functional.

Common But Just Uncovered Virus

Researchers uncover a novel virus within the human gut metagenome.

Slow Re-opening

The CDC begins to re-open labs after safety mishaps, establishes safety expert panel.