This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: transcriptional, translational, and post-translational modifications affecting snake venom, PlantSEED, and more.

Lab at Sea

With Ship-Seq, the University of Florida's Leonid Moroz is taking the lab to the ocean.

Opening Up

The openFDA initiative aims to open up US Food and Drug Administration datasets.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: transcriptional patterns in iPS cells, proteomic analysis of Ascaris suum worm fluids, more.

Burwell Confirmed

The US Senate has confirmed Sylvia Mathews Burwell as the new secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Big Bucks for BRAIN

BRAIN initiative partners seek $4.5 billion to fund new neurological mapping and research tools.

The Lego Lab

Lego is to introduce more female scientist figurines.

Whatever, Spinach Is Just Gross

Italian researchers find that some food preferences seem to be based in genetics.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: sheep genome and phylogenetic tree, and more.

Who Needs an Office?

Small start-up biotechs are using cafes and other spots.

Courtroom Genetics

In a commentary appearing in Neuron, Paul Appelbaum discusses the role of genetics in the courtroom.

Back to the Camel

In the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers trace one man's MERS-CoV infection to a camel from his herd.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: whole-genome sequencing aids in diagnosis of intellectual disability, and more.