The Daily Scan - Page 27

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: diabetes risk variant in Greenlanders, and more.

And All Under 140 Characters

The US Food and Drug Administration has released draft social media guidelines for drug companies.

An Understanding

Cancer centers are increasingly testing patients' tumors for their genetic profiles to guide treatment, Bloomberg reports.

Shoulders of Others

An analysis of patent office codes finds that that a majority of new inventions combine existing technologies in novel ways.

This Week in Genome Biology

In Genome Biology this week: gene expression patterns in neoplasias, inheritance of methylation patterns, and more.

Democratizing Genomics

The UK's plans to automate its genomics initiatives will democratize genomics.

Allure of Science

Initiatives to interest students in science careers have not brought about a "sea change," a column in the New York Times says.

In it Together?

The Scripps Research Institute and the University of Southern California mull a merger, reports U-T San Diego.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: pre-Columbian population patterns in Peru, role of dopamine genes in decision-making processes, and more.

And You Can Print It, Too

The European Medicine Agency announces changes to its data-sharing rules.

The Online Comments

The Internet is enabling post-publication review of science, the Economist writes.

The Banana Way

By modifying the banana genome, researchers hope to limit blindness in Ugandan children.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: historical migrations of Horn of Africa populations, paraquat-resistance genes in goosegrass, and more.