The Daily Scan - Page 27


To Work Toward

A new report outlines goals and outcomes for the Clinical and Translational Science Awards.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: lung microbiome, genetic patterns in the genomes of South Asians, and more.

Microbiome Way

Interest in the microbiome as a way to treat disease heats up.

'Not Your Father's Clinical Trial Network'

In a commentary, officials from the US National Institutes of Health discuss plans for a patient-centered clinical research network.

Step Right Up

The US National Institutes of Health has two open challenges to strengthen peer review.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: stick insect genomes and parallel evolution, and more.

NIH to Require Study of Both Sexes

The US National Institutes of Health plans to roll out a policy requiring preclinical studies to include both male and female cells and animals.

Microbes of Cheesy Goodness

For better flavors, researchers study the microbiome of a cheese.

Out There

A lawsuit alleges that a genetic genealogy service made a user's genetic information publicly available without his consent.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: genetic influences on blood metabolism, and more.

Genetic Snake Oil

The US Federal Trade Commission wants to see the science backing up genomics-based snake oil product claims.

Importance of the Microbiome

NYU's Martin Blaser discusses antibiotic overuse and the microbiome on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

Hidden in the Data

Large pools of data like that in electronic medical records are enabling researchers to connect seemingly unrelated symptoms.