The Daily Scan - Page 7


Keeping Watch

The US releases guidelines for overseeing dual-use research of concern.

High Dollar Donations for Genomics

Big money philanthropists have been betting on genomic medicine.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: the common carp genome, and more.

Smart and Shifty

In a survey, Americans find scientists to be competent, but not necessarily warm and trustworthy.

Match Cancer Genome to Treatment

Cancer genomic testing can reveal tumor subtypes and more, Forbes writes.

Differing Depths of the Gene Pool

Researchers report varying effective population sizes for men and women throughout human history.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: genome analysis of cicada endosymbiont, germline genome of Oxytricha trifallax, and more.

What Does It Mean?

Genetic testing, particularly gene panel tests, can produce results that are tricky to make heads or tails of.

It's No Potato Clock

The winners of the Google Science Fair took on disaster response, food poverty, and more.

More Talking

Harold Varmus and his coauthors of last spring's PNAS editorial on biomedical research funding and training issues say more time is needed to reach a consensus on how to proceed.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: termite genome sequence, transcriptional changes in Cockayne syndrome, and more.

Thanks for the Referrals, Angelina

UK researchers report an increase in genetic testing referrals in the wake of Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo double preventative mastectomy after genetic testing.

Suddenly, Googling 'Toe Nail Fungus' Seems Like a Mistake

Everything's for sale, even your name and personal medical conditions.