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This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: phylogenetic study of beak and feather disease, sorghum genetic population structure coincides with African ethnolinguistic patterns, and more.

In a Name

Cancer specialists debate the merits of early screening for disease.

Eye on iPS

Riken scientists develop and implant iPS cells into a patient.

Superbugs Versus Sequencing

Hospitals are using sequencing to trace outbreaks of disease within their walls.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: honeybee gut community, exome study of Usher syndrome, and more.

Concerns for Such Claims

New correspondence regarding the review of the now-retracted STAP papers at various journals has surfaced.

Regulation and Innovation

Despite fall in sales, Anne Wojcicki says regulation is taking 23andMe "up a level."

What Say You?

The US National Institutes of Health seeks comment on sex as a biological variable and its plan to require the use of male and female animals, tissues, or cells in preclinical studies.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: differences in immune system response, and more.

From Researcher to Distiller and Grocer

Faced with steep competition, some scientists are taking themselves out of the research game.

To Stay or to Go?

Academics in Scotland are divided over how independence would affect science there.

Estonia's Biotech Buildup

Estonia has a burgeoning biotech sector, the Trade Secrets blog writes.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: gibbon genome and adaptions, and more.