The Daily Scan - Page 7

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.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: mutual genome reorganization, Aedes aegypti recolonized, and more.

Scottish Science Preserved

By choosing to remain in the UK, Scottish voters preserved funding for Scot science.

Just Look Within

Researchers are examining the human microbiome to search for new antibiotics.

To Tide Over

The US Congress approves a stopgap spending bill that would fund the federal government through the middle of December.

Shock to the System

A column in the New York Times calls for changes to the scientific publishing system.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: transmission of epigenetic states, and more.

Measuring Celebrity Scientists

A suggestion that many of today's notable scientists focus on communicating more than working in the lab.

Lab Equality

While society and the lab may be more welcoming to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals, challenges of course remain.