EU Eyes Genetic Test Regulation

ESHG says a proposal to regulate genetic testing in Europe is a burdensome and unworkable overreach.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: modelling cancer progression, chromosomal rearrangement, and proteins in cancer.

Glass Diagnostics

Google Glass could speed up diagnostic testing in the field.

GINA Not Enough?

In a post-GINA world, some people still fear genetic tests due to insurance repercussions.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: amphetamine response SNPs, poverty and telomere length, and translational bypassing.

Shaming Fraud

Is publicly calling out fraudulent papers the best way to get publishers to take action?

Grant Breakdown

A researcher opened his books to show how his NIH grant spending breaks down.

Direct-to-Confusion Genomics

A writer's foray into DTC genomics services yields confusing results.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week; isolation and telomere length, drug response genes, and immunoglobin enhancers.

Mining Barriers

A European Commission report says copyright changes would free up text and data miners.

DARPA's Biology Division

The experimental science agency is creating a division to focus on biology initiatives.

Pharmacogenomics' Global Failure

Pharmacogenomics research has neglected rare, tropical, and orphan diseases that affect the underdeveloped world.

Getting the Most Out of It

Researchers present a way to make plants easier to break down for biofuel use.