Matthew Herper and Daniel MacArthur are at odds over the $1,000 genome. Forbes' Herper argues that even though sequencing is becoming cheaper, analyzing a genome still costs much more than $1,000.
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In Science this week: a global genetic interaction map for Saccharomyces cerevisiae, and progress made in genomics, precision medicine, and therapeutics.
The price of plane tickets can affect how scientists in different countries choose to collaborate with each other, NPR reports.
The Annals of Improbable Research has awarded the 2016 Ig Nobel Prizes.
Scientific American alleges that the FDA has been "arm-twisting journalists into relinquishing their reportorial independence."