The Daily Scan - Page 27

Douglas Coleman Dies

Douglas Coleman, whose work uncovered a role for genetics in obesity, has died.

The Unanswered Email

By sending out identical emails, except for the senders' names, researchers found that faculty were more responsive to prospective white male doctoral students.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: evolution and persistence of HIV sequences, and more.

It's DNA Day!

Lots to do for this year's DNA Day festivities.

Levels of Evidence

Duke University's Geoffrey Ginsburg discusses the need to evaluate whether knowing patients' genetic data leads to better health care.

Business Sense

A program aims to spark the entrepreneurial side of biomedicine.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: tsetse fly genome sequenced, and more.

In on the Biotech

Y Combinator is beginning to invest in biotech startups.

Things to Come

US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins is excited by the prospect of personalized medicine.

To Do Something

New York magazine profiles Anne Wojcicki and 23andMe.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: mammalian Y chromosome stability, quantifying RNA isoforms, and more.

High Promise

Technology Review includes genome editing on its list of 'breakthrough technologies.'

Bacterial Bills

Through genetic analysis, researchers find a bevy of bacteria on your dollar bills.