This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: Neandertal genes in non-African modern humans, and more.

Stay in the Game

US President Barack Obama touched on science and research in his State of the Union speech last night.

'Genomics for Judges'

The Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois hosted a seminar to prepare judges to handle legal questions involving DNA sequencing and related technologies.

The Promise of CRISPR

CRISPR is making genome editing easier and could lead to new treatments for disease, New Scientist reports.

This Week in Genome Biology

In Genome Biology this week: fig wasp genome, light-regulated alternative splicing in moss, and more.

NIH Seeks Reproducibility

NIH is taking small steps to address the "complex" problem of irreproducible results.

RNAi on the Farm

RNAi is being developed as an agricultural pesticide, but some caution that it could have unintended effects.

Synthetic Genomics for Industry

Craig Venter discusses synthetic biology with Industrial Biotechnology.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: population patterns of the honeybee, method to distinguish ancient DNA from modern contaminants, and more.

Results from the Dead

After genetic research participants die, their DNA could still provide information for relatives.

In Competition

Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued a decree for research funding to be allocated through a competitive process.

'Sense of Awe'

At Davos, NIH Director Francis Collins speaks with the Huffington Post about science and faith.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: drug-resistance mutations in HIV, Orbivirus characterization through sequencing, and more.