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The US Food and Drug Administration has released draft social media guidelines for drug companies.
Cancer centers are increasingly testing patients' tumors for their genetic profiles to guide treatment, Bloomberg reports.
An analysis of patent office codes finds that that a majority of new inventions combine existing technologies in novel ways.
In Genome Biology this week: gene expression patterns in neoplasias, inheritance of methylation patterns, and more.
The UK's plans to automate its genomics initiatives will democratize genomics.
Initiatives to interest students in science careers have not brought about a "sea change," a column in the New York Times says.
The Scripps Research Institute and the University of Southern California mull a merger, reports U-T San Diego.
In PNAS this week: pre-Columbian population patterns in Peru, role of dopamine genes in decision-making processes, and more.
The European Medicine Agency announces changes to its data-sharing rules.
The Internet is enabling post-publication review of science, the Economist writes.
By modifying the banana genome, researchers hope to limit blindness in Ugandan children.
In PLOS this week: historical migrations of Horn of Africa populations, paraquat-resistance genes in goosegrass, and more.