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.

Influx of Cancer Funds

Ludwig Cancer Research awards $90 million to six cancer centers.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: cell envelope production genes, Chinese orchid transcriptome, and more.

Global Shift in R&D

As US industry's share of global biomedical R&D has fallen, China and Japan raise their stake in the game.

Moving Ahead

In the New Yorker, Michael Specter examines BGI's ambition to sequence a number of organisms to tackle hunger, disease, and, perhaps, to understand intelligence.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: chromatin condensation during mitosis.

Top Scans of 2013

With monsters, scandals, and indecent Neandertal proposals, 2013 had some exciting reads.

America Evolving?

Americans' views on evolution don't change, but political party makes a difference.

Aggression and Epigenetics

A psychologist looks to epigenetics to understand how nurturing impacts aggressiveness.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: variants for rheumatoid arthritis and type II diabetes.

DTC Testing Confusion

Consumer genomics companies generate varying assessments for one writer's disease risks.