The Daily Scan - Page 4


Mostly Down

European University Association report examines science funding in the region.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: changing consumer genomics field in Europe, and more.

Limit for Resurrecting Old Viruses

An op-ed in the New York Times wonders whether access to the smallpox genome should be restricted.

Peace of Mind

Nondisclosure pre-implantation genetic diagnosis allows parents to not know their disease risk while ensuring their kids aren't at risk.

Certain Science Projects

Researchers whose projects are under investigation by the House science committee chair say it's a "witch hunt," the Chronicle of Education reports.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: fundamental genome-folding principles, and more.

Maybe Not So Smart

The results of genetic studies of intelligence may not be all they're cracked up to be.

CRO Future

Contract research organization sales are expected to grow, says Ed Silverman at Pharmalot.

This Week in Genome Research

In Genome Research this week: population diversity of Burkholderia pathogens, multiple sequence alignment competition results, and more

Facing the Past

An exhibit at NYU looks into eugenics in the US and at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

Australia Forms Science Council

As part of a new competitiveness agenda, the Australian government is forming a 10-expert council.

From Parts to Networks

Researchers are investigating networks of disease.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: no copy-number changes in Li-Fraumeni affected family, genomic characterization of crustacean parasite, and more.