Choosing the right slide for spotting microarrays is much like picking the right film to commemorate a cherished vacation. Just like the photographer who needs the right speed to capture the bright light on the beach or on the mountaintop, or catch the twilight between the ruins, researchers want the right slide to give them the lowest background and best signal-to-noise ratio with their preferred experimental protocols.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

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