The Daily Scan - Page 10


Doing It Themselves

A patient advocacy group has submitted a draft guidance to FDA for drug development for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Yoshiki Sasai Dies

Stem cell researcher Yoshiki Sasai has died.

Web Portal to Papers

The US Department of Energy unveils its open access plan.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: genes and pathways linked to congenital diaphragmatic hernia, microRNAs associated with liver damage, and more.

Mycoplasma, Mycoplasma Everywhere

According to a new estimate, 11 percent of cell cultures may be contaminated with mycoplasma.

Fine Balance

An editorial in the Observer praises the UK's 100,000 Genomes Project but cautions that patient data must be handled properly.

Fido's Prescription

Biotech start-ups are expanding into the pet markets.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: genetic adaptations in Tibetan grey wolves, epigenetic changes in tumor metastasis, and more.

LDT Regs Coming

The US Food and Drug Administration says it will be regulating laboratory-developed tests.

People Awards

The National Institutes of Health is looking into a new model of funding.

Like Peanut Butter and Jelly

On its consumer education page, the US Food and Drug Administration discusses how companion diagnostics go together with drugs.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: long interspersed nuclear element–1 retrotransposons in cancer genomes, and more.

The Iceman's Heart

Researchers discuss Ötzi the Iceman's predisposition for heart disease in a new review.