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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.

Device Data Availability

A study finds that the scientific evidence for the clearance of many medical devices is often not publicly available.

Getting to Know Moedas

The European Parliament asks the nominee for the commission's science and research post some questions.

Another Branch

Researchers sequenced the mitochondrial genome of a 2,330-year-old man from southern Africa.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: evolution of mutualism, possible syncytin role in placental formation, and more.

The War Within

University of California, Santa Cruz, researchers examine the "evolutionary arms race" between the host genome and retrotransposons.