If you're desperate to know how others are faring on their stimulus grant applications, Writedit points out that you can go to RePORTER and check the box to "show only projects supported by NIH Recovery Act funds." (For example, you can look up that UCLA's Eric Sobel received $236,458 "for a storage array and computational cluster to dedicate to whole-genome sequencing and analysis at UCLA.") Writedit adds t

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.