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To Each Its Own

Peter Suber at the Open Access News site reports that a US group of librarians, publishers, and others known as the Scholarly Publishing Roundtable released recommendations for open access in publicly funded research. The group "stops short of calling for an OA mandate," the article says, but encourages each funding agency to implement some sort of public access policy. The article lists the group's eight recommendations, which include establishing "specific embargo periods between publication and public access" and addressing the challenges of long-term digital storage.

Meanwhile, Jonathan Eisen's looking for suggestions for an open access discussion he'll be chairing.

The Scan

New Study Highlights Role of Genetics in ADHD

Researchers report in Nature Genetics on differences in genetic architecture between ADHD affecting children versus ADHD that persists into adulthood or is diagnosed in adults.

Study Highlights Pitfall of Large Gene Panels in Clinical Genomic Analysis

An analysis in Genetics in Medicine finds that as gene panels get larger, there is an increased chance of uncovering benign candidate variants.

Single-Cell Atlas of Drosophila Embryogenesis

A new paper in Science presents a single-cell atlas of fruit fly embryonic development over time.

Phage Cocktail Holds Promise for IBD

Researchers uncovered a combination phage therapy that targets Klebsiella pneumonia strains among individuals experiencing inflammatory bowel disease flare ups, as they report in Cell.