A blog post at Wired reports that the Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is in store for $100 million in budget cuts -- just in time for the program to celebrate its 50th anniversary. So for anyone who's been looking at DARPA grants as an alternative to the anemic funding at NIH or NSF ... well, better keep looking.

 

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Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.

Genetic genealogy has led to an arrest in another cold case, dating back to 1987.

In PLOS this week: mutation in second gene widens clinical symptoms of people with ADD3 mutations, comparative genomic analysis of Pseudovibrio, and more.

Wired reports that 23andMe is trying to bolster its outside collaborations.