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NEW YORK, March 16 – The announcement Friday that Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals had discovered 63 new gene targets for osteoporosis due to a deal with Gene Logic prompted an unexpected response from the database company.

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The president of France's National Research Agency has resigned, according to Nature News.

A senator wants a "right-to-try" provision in the US Food and Drug Administration funding bill, but an ethicist says at Stat News that it would undermine the role of clinical trials.

In PNAS this week: red algae Porphyra umbicalis genome, deep neural network model for sequencing peptides, and more.

The Guardian's Barbara Ellen has tried out some DNA testing services to see whether they provide valuable information.