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.

Three-Person IVF

UK panel says three-person IVF may arrive in two years.

Not From These Mice

Further analysis of STAP-derived cells calls the method into question, the Nature News Blog reports.

Play the Game

A patent case is giving some biotech firms pause, ScienceInsider reports.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: inheritance of parental methylation patterns, polar bear population genomics, and more

Church's Vision

George Church glimpsed the future half a century ago, and took off after it.

Quick Conversion

Researchers engineer an 'exotic' microbe to convert plant biomass to ethanol.

Sequence That Bug

The US Food and Drug Administration is increasingly using genome sequencing to track food-borne illnesses.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: origin of potato famine pathogen, single-cell nucleosome positioning, and more.

On a Laundry Shelf Near You

Biofuels are beginning to show up in household products, the New York Times reports.