The Personal Gut

A researcher examines what she can learn from a snapshot of her gut microbiome.

Modern Challenges to Tackle

The UK is launching a modern version of the Longitude Prize.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: metagenomic and metatranscriptomic study of microbiomes, assortative mating, and more.

Not as Certain as CSI

The New York Times takes a look back at how DNA testing shook up forensics.

Doberman Deletion

Albinism in Doberman pinschers has been traced to a partial gene deletion.

To Work Toward

A new report outlines goals and outcomes for the Clinical and Translational Science Awards.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: lung microbiome, genetic patterns in the genomes of South Asians, and more.

Microbiome Way

Interest in the microbiome as a way to treat disease heats up.

'Not Your Father's Clinical Trial Network'

In a commentary, officials from the US National Institutes of Health discuss plans for a patient-centered clinical research network.

Step Right Up

The US National Institutes of Health has two open challenges to strengthen peer review.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: stick insect genomes and parallel evolution, and more.

NIH to Require Study of Both Sexes

The US National Institutes of Health plans to roll out a policy requiring preclinical studies to include both male and female cells and animals.

Microbes of Cheesy Goodness

For better flavors, researchers study the microbiome of a cheese.