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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.

Blisters for Science

French researchers calling for greater science funding and more research positions are descending on Paris via foot, bicycle, and kayak.

Have to Learn it First

Science program graduates may not have great quantitative skills, but that may be because it's not included in the curriculum, one researcher argues.

Too Slow or Too Fast

The Hoover Institution's Henry Miller writes in the New York Post that FDA only moves quickly when the public is watching.

This Week in Nucleic Acids Research

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: Candidate Cancer Gene Database, expression changes in Vibrio parahaemolyticus upon infection, and more.