The Daily Scan - Page 20


The Complex Society of Termites

The termite genome and transcriptome gives a peek into the wood-chomping insect's eusociality.

Faster Turnaround

A bipartisan initiative led by a pair of US representatives takes aim at the drug development and approval process.

So Many Proteins (And More)

The Protein Data Bank has passed 100,000 entries.

This Week in Genome Biology

In Genome Biology this week: inheritance of methylation patterns in mice, chromatin conformation patterns in leukemia, and more.

Gilded Age Science

Private funders boosting US science is nothing new; just ask Andrew Carnegie.

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.