UK's 'Vast Database'

The National Health Service soon will start collecting health data on every Brit, unless they check 'no'.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: bugs and human hosts, Lander on heritability and variants, and mouse immunity.

Genomics 'Take 2'

Regeneron and Geisinger Health are chasing the next wave of big genomics projects.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: genotyping haplotyope, oil-making microalgae, Y chromosome diversity.

Sharing Trial Data

After a report says drug companies are hiding data, a call for greater sharing.

War Elephants

An mtDNA analysis helps sort out a question about ancient war elephants.

The Switch

A 23andMe test uncovers that a switch was made at an artificial insemination clinic.

And What a 'Golden Age'

Biomedical research and development is shifting eastward to Asia, but overall global investment is slowing.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: monoallelic expression of autosomal genes, and more.

In Due Course

The Broad Institute's Eric Lander discusses how the field of genomics is progressing and how it can help treat diseases like cancer.

On the List

At Forbes, Matthew Herper is waiting to see how teen Jack Andraka's work holds up to further scientific scrutiny.

A Few Vacancies

The undersecretary for science at the US Smithsonian Institution announces that she will be leaving, leading to three openings there.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: elephant shark genome sequence and analysis, and more.