Henri Termeer, the CEO of Genzyme, told the Wall Street Journal's Health Blog last week that he was considering selling some of the company's non-essential business, and this week the company said which ones were for sale: its genetic testing, diagnostics, and pharmaceutical intermediates businesses.

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The Washington Post reports that a meteorologist is being considered as presidential science and technology advisor.

360Dx reports that the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services would cover next-generation sequencing-based cancer panel tests.

In PNAS this week: precision medicine strategy to screen for disease risk, genome evolution in Haemophilus influenzae, and more.

Researchers have developed a PCR-based assay to gauge whether manatees are present in waters.