Origins and Ethics

The sequencing of an ancient American boy highlights ethical considerations.

DNA of the Past

The Guardian profiles Svante Pääbo and the rise of the field of ancient genomics.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: gene alterations linked to breast cancer outcomes, synthetic association in prostate cancer risk, and more.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: cortical convolutions, sequencing single cells.

IOM Considers Companion Dx

Companion diagnostics co-development efforts offer great potential, but face a difficult environment.

Collins on Creative Minds

Francis Collins is championing pioneering researchers studying genetic variants.

Canada Research Fund

Canada has unveiled a long-term plan to pump $1.4B into a new research fund.

Bigger Consequences

Is it time to criminalize research fraud?

Accelerating Medicines

The NIH and industry-led AMP is a new model for using genomic data to develop drugs and diagnostics.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of Clovis child and genome editing in stem cells.

UK Spares Research

The UK plans to protect science funding in next year's budget.

My Kingdom for My Genomic Sequence

A year after his remains, found underneath a parking lot, were confirmed, England's last king to be killed in battle is about to have his genome sequenced.

Happy Darwin Day 2014

Charles Darwin was born 205 years ago, and groups around the world are celebrating his birthday.