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People to Watch

Tech Review presents it list of up-and-coming researchers, humanitarians, and entrepreneurs.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: advantage of pygmy phenotype, optogenetic approach to activate neurons, and more.

Big Pregnancy Data

The influx of more and more data from genetic screening and marketing is changing pregnancies, the Atlantic writes.

For Data Cleanliness

'Data wrangling' is a limiting step of analyzing big data, the New York Times reports.

Search Here

One company aims to be the search engine for genomic data.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: GEBA rationale, transcriptional changes in oyster exposed to pathogen, and more.

The Cost Burden

Researchers examine the financial cost of research misconduct.

My Microbiome Made Me Eat It

In a column, Carl Zimmer discusses whether there may be a link between the microbiome and behavior.

How Long to a Degree

Some Indian universities are being instructed to shorten their undergraduate science programs to three years.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: CRISPR/Cas9 editing of Duchenne muscular dystrophy mouse model, and more.

Gauge of Risk

A company says it will soon offer a DNA-based test for suicide risk.

And Maybe Explain the Fascination with Yarn?

Researchers present a new annotation of the cat genome.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: the Antarctic midge genome, and more.