This Week in Science

In Science this week: origin of de novo genes, transmissible canine tumor genomes, and more.

Retiring Parts of Science

Edge asks what scientific concepts have outlived their usefulness.

DNA Test Unravels Titanic Claim

A DNA test finds that a woman was not a Titanic survivor.

Another Way to Spread the Funds

Informatics researchers propose an alternative to peer review for funding science.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: genetic mutations linked to schizophrenia, and more.

Peek into the Process

A series of articles in JAMA looks at the US Food and Drug Administration's approval process.

We Got it to Work...

How reproducible are research results?


Is the FDA "anti-genetics," or just wading into new territory on consumer genomics?

This Week in Nucleic Acids Research

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: computational pipeline that predicts functional cancer genes, phylogenetic model for assessing duplications in cancer, and more.

Shall I Compare Thee to Pythagoras' Theorem

A contributor at Scientific American argues that researchers also need a grounding in the liberal arts.

The Mysterious X

Carl Zimmer looks into what's known about the X chromosome.

And Signed

The US spending bill has been signed, funding the federal government through September.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: predicting cancer propensity, tracking yeast mutations, and more.