The Daily Scan - Page 6


Sequencing to Go

Portable DNA sequencing is coming, but there will be kinks to work out.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: cancer subtypes, metabolic gene expression, and more.

R&D Concentration

A majority of US corporate R&D happens in 10 states.

Traveling Genome

The Smithsonian's genomics exhibit will tour the country.

Cheaper Sequencing, Higher Costs?

Will genome sequencing prod healthcare costs upward?

Biopharming Regulations

Biopharmed drugs offer much promise; but how should they be regulated?

This Week in PNAS

Inflammatory genes, diabetes risk mutations, squirrel defenses.

Investment Boom

A venture capital surge pours investments into the life sciences.

This Week in PLOS

Lizard tails, the vaginal microbiome, and the tsetse genome.

Twin Town

A small city's twins lure scientists.

When More is Less

As ecological studies grow in complexity, they may explain less.

Genealogical Facebook?

As consumer genomics expands, genetic genealogy also gains ground.

What If It Can't Be Stopped?

A study suggests that cancer might be a fact of metazoan life.