RNAi Roundup: 17-Year-Old Wins $50,000 Scholarship for RNAi Cancer Experiment; MRC Offers C. Elegans RNAi Plasmid Library; Rosetta Paper Questions Gene-Specificity of siRNA | GenomeWeb

In PLOS this week: RNA-seq, ChIP-seq to determine metformin response; array-based approach to detect protozoa in blood; and more.

Fast Company takes a look at startups in the nutrigenomic space that aim to offer personalized diet advice.

In a glamorous event, the Breakthrough Foundation gave out more than $25 million in prizes to researchers.

Immunotherapy might treat cancer, but it also appears to come with a risk of a number of side effects, the New York Times reports.