The US Government Accountability Office has made public its report criticizing the study methods used by the US Department of Homeland Security in concluding that a site in Kansas was the best place to build a National Bio- and Agro-Defense Facility.

Six sites were studied as potential locations to locate the $523 million facility, which would replace the Plum Island (NY) Animal Disease Center.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.