As part of a Room for Debate discussion forum, the New York Times asks: "What if college tenure dies?" Cary Nelson at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, says that "the only way to preserve and rebuild our higher education system is to grant long-term adjunct faculty members the protections of tenure and appoint more te

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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.