The Daily Scan - Page 8


Keeping up with the Pathogens

The US government takes steps to address a recent spate of serious biosafety lapses.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: ENCODE and modENCODE results, and honeybee genomes.

Primetime Bioethics

A TV production company is working up a drama about bioethical conundrums.

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.