Sarcasm of Science

Lawmakers from the US House of Representatives science panel took a mocking approach to their meeting with the presidential science advisor.

Big Data Grows Up?

Recent issues with big data projects are the "birthing pains" of the field, reports the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Disease Mutation Targeted

Researchers use the CRISPR-Cas9 system to correct a disease mutation in a mouse model.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: cattle history and domestication patterns, GoMAP for pathogen surveillance, and more.

Intense Pressure

A survey by New Scientist finds high pressure on those working in stem cell fields.

Omics All Along the Journey

In Cell, Eric Topol argues that individualized medicine can help people throughout their lives.

Window to the Past

Technological advances are pushing the field of ancient genomics to take on ever more challenging samples.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: synthetic yeast chromosome, and more.

ALK Promise

A phase I study show a promising result for a new ALK inhibitor for treating non-small-cell lung cancer.

Wait, Where Are My Keys?

Researchers in Germany link a certain gene variant to forgetfulness.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: genome atlases from FANTOM, and more.

Another Possible Risk

A study presented at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology annual meeting links BRCA mutations to uterine cancer.

Glowing Teeth Could Be a Fad

Researchers engineer biofilms to have new properties.