Close Menu

At Shots, NPR’s health blog, Scott Hensley discusses the merits of journals’ press embargoes. In gathering opinions on the practice, Hensley writes that “some say embargoes breed journalistic dependency and laziness.” He also highlights the blog Embargo Watch, written by Reuters Health's Ivan Oransky, which tracks journal-journalism embargo controversies.

To read the full story....

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

Researchers trace DNA on a clay pipe found at a former slave site to a population that lives in what is now Sierra Leone, the Washington Post reports.

Two researchers report on their genetic analysis of samples from a shawl thought to belong to a victim of Jack the Ripper, ScienceInsider reports.

Japan is to release rules governing some gene-edited food, according to NHK World.

In PLOS this week: computational strategy for improving gene set analysis testing, miRNAs linked to sleep apnea, and more.