Jonathan Eisen has bestowed his "worst new omics award" to Kristin Branson, Alice Robie, John Bender, Pietro Perona, and Michael Dickinson, the authors of a Nature Methods paper on ethomics. Eisen gives them this honor for "for trying to extend omics to ethogram and behavioral plots."
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An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.
Stat News reports that Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna is now being used to treat a wider array of patients.
In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.