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.

Some Data, Please

Two companies marketing genetically tailored nutritional supplements and skincare products settle with the US Federal Trade Commission.

Following the List

A new study finds that many preclinical animal studies don't live up to reporting guidelines.

Microbiotal Change

The Washington Post reports on the use of fecal microbiota transplants to treat C. difficile infections.

This Week in Genome Research

In Genome Research this week: primordial dwarfism gene, nucleosome occupancy in ancient DNA, and more.

Duplicons and Big Brains

Was an explosion of core duplications in ape ancestors responsible for human brain size?

The Whole Picture

The clearance of the Illumina MiSeqDx system by FDA has excited clinicians and researchers, the LA Times writes.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: genetic ancestry of the Mikea, speciation patterns in spiny mice, and more.

Traces of Carp DNA

DNA from Asian carp has been found in a Great Lake, but how did it get there?

To Fight the Disease

The market for newer cancer therapies is growing as more targeted drugs and immunotherapies are developed, The Economist writes.