In a new InfoBrief report, the National Science Foundation's Center for Science and Engineering Statistics says that during the two decades between 1989 and 2009, "the number of minority US citizens and permanent residents enrolled in graduate science and engineering programs more than doubled, growing from approximately 37,700 in 1989 to 92,700 in 2009." However, citing additional data gleaned from its 2009 Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering, NSF adds that "despit

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Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.