Recently, a blogger discussed her publishing strategy as she builds her case for tenure; when and where to publish research are important considerations at any stage of one's academic career. Dr. Becca at Fumbling Towards Tenure, who recently landed an assistant professor appointment, this week considers where to publish a brief communication in which she and her co-authors report "super exciting" findings.

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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.