The Daily Scan - Page 7


This Week in Science

In Science this week: epigenetic patterns involved in blood and immune system development, and more.

'Not a Panacea'

People have to be careful when relying on both whole-genome sequencing and big data, says Nobel laureate Walter Gilbert.

Nobel Betting Begins

Thomson Reuters presents its annual predictions of who might take home the Nobel Prize.

High Dollar Donations for Genomics

Big money philanthropists have been betting on genomic medicine.

Keeping Watch

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

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.