Alzheimer's Predictions

Researchers report a set of proteins that can predict Alzheimer's disease progression.

Ending the Odyssey

The Undiagnosed Diseases Network aims to solve medical mysteries, the Los Angeles Times says.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: heteroplasmic mitochondrial mutations, effect of sleep deprivation on the metabolome, and more.

Human Gene Set Downsized

A proteomic analysis suggests a smaller number of protein-coding genes in the human genome.

Chimps' Retirement

A number of research chimpanzees have moved to a sanctuary.

Gene Swap

Researchers find a bacterial gene has been acquired multiple times by fungi.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: hummingbird population divergence, the Marine Microbial Eukaryote Transcriptome Sequencing Project, and more.

High Containment Dangers

Research into dangerous pathogens poses dangers of its own.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: Tibetans and Denisovans, Dutch genome sequences, commercial RNA expression analysis.

No Average People

It's time to stop thinking about people as averages and start personalizing preventive medicine.

Science Fraud

A researcher charged with a fraud that netted $5 million pleads not guilty.

STAP Papers Retracted

Nature retracts the STAP stem cell papers.

The Skew in the Lab

Elite male faculty members employ fewer women than other faculty members, a new analysis shows.