An article in the January/February issue of MIT's Technology Review rounds up what's been going on in the genomics area -- what technology has been speeding the work up and what impact genomics could have on medicine. In particular, the article wonders about how data from projects like the Personal Genome Project will be handled.

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Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.