The Daily Scan - Page 4


Quicker, Quicker, But Safe

US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg discussed the speed of medical device reviews at AdvaMed.

Ideas from Unexpected Places

A Grand Challenge is looking for ideas from any source.

A Fraud Blockbuster

A fictionalized movie version of the Hwang Woo-Suk cloning scandal is in Korean theaters.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: additional variants linked to human height, and more.

The Nanoscopy Nobel

A trio of researchers wins this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry for pushing the boundaries of microscopy to the nanoscale.

Lone Star Biotech

BioSpace writes that Texas is a biotech hotspot.

This Week in Genome Biology

In Genome Biology this week: Anopheles stephensi genome and annotation, CNVs in low-grade gliomas, and more.

Raising Money

Britain leads other European countries in biotech cash raised for the first half of the year.

Shiny Medal

Bruce Alberts is among this year's National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation winners.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: familial and de novo variants in autism spectrum disorders, heritability of educational attainment, and more.

The Navigation Nobel

This year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes to researchers who uncovered cells that help people navigate their environments.

Morris Collen Dies

Morris Collen, who developed a medical database for Kaiser Permanente, has died.

The Information Within the Data

The New York Times discusses big data studies.