Funding Needed

NIH Director Francis Collins warns in the Washington Post that biomedical research in the US "is at a critical juncture."

Certain Circumstances

The US Preventive Services Task Force updates its BRCA testing recommendations.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: EGFR insertions and reduced TKI sensitivity, and more.

A New Update

The GRCh38 human reference genome assembly is out.

'De-Evolving' Dinosaurs from Birds

A researcher suggests that ancient animals could be brought back through the genomes of their descendants.

Early Career Researchers Honored

The White House announces the new recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: diabetes risk variant uncovered in Mexicans and Latin Americans, cervical carcinoma mutations, and more.

Fred Flintstone's Genome?

Will next year see the first million-year-old genome?

Chat Away

PubMed Commons enters a new phase as comments become publicly visible.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: Hydra PIWI proteins, ribosome mapping in hypoxic conditions, and more.

Jolie's Genes, Baffled Public

Angelina Jolie sought to raise awareness about genetics and breast cancer; did she succeed?

John Cornforth Dies

John Cornforth, who shared the 1975 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, has died.

Where Does the Data Go?

A study finds that datasets can quickly become inaccessible to researchers.