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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.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: polyneuropathy in Leonberger dogs, liver regulatory elements involved in drug response, and more.

Round and Round We Go

A battle is brewing between the US National Science Foundation and the House committee that oversees the agency, ScienceInsider reports.

Watson Takes on Heart Attacks

Researchers are using the supercomputer Watson to find genes linked to heart attack.

Reversion to Type

A cosmologist puts forth a new theory of cancer.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: HIV-1 traced to 1920s Kinshasa, and more.

Searching Through the Ebola Genome

Santa Cruz researchers unveil an Ebola genome browser.

NIH Won't Fund Random-source Dog Studies

US National Institutes of Health will no longer fund research that uses random-source dogs.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: monarch butterfly genome, and more.