The Daily Scan - Page 5


People Awards

The National Institutes of Health is looking into a new model of funding.

Like Peanut Butter and Jelly

On its consumer education page, the US Food and Drug Administration discusses how companion diagnostics go together with drugs.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: long interspersed nuclear element–1 retrotransposons in cancer genomes, and more.

The Iceman's Heart

Researchers discuss Ötzi the Iceman's predisposition for heart disease in a new review.

A Deeper Bench

Craig Venter says more genomes and a better way to analyze them are needed.

23andMe Gets a Grant

23andMe receives a grant from the National Institutes of Health.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: role of tumor cell subgroup in tumor progression, African rice genome, and more.

The Transparent Factor

Thomson Reuters says it is being more transparent in how it calculates its impact factor metric, but critics are looking for other ways to gauge scientific impact.

Staying Well

The Resilience Project aims to tease out why some people with disease-causing mutations don't become ill.

Cave of Bones

Researchers hope to collect fossils and ancient DNA from a sinkhole that trapped a number of animals tens of thousands of years ago.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: CHD8 mutation-related autism spectrum disorder, algorithm to analyze gene interactions and biological pathways, and more.

Here's a Good Level

A senator proposes a minimum budget level for the National Institutes of Health.

Rewriting Epigenetics

Researchers link in utero exposure to tobacco smoke to epigenetic changes.