A blog at 3 Quarks Daily points to Stephan Kinsella's post at mises.org that highlights the drawbacks of intellectual property patents. Kinsella says that while patent holders do profit, the overall litigation and licensing surrounding patents stifle innovation.
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A former Penn State Hershey Medical Center staffer has admitted to lying about skipping mandatory steps of genetic cancer tests he performed, the Associated Press reports.
The genome of a rare, red bat suggests that its effective population size has been in decline for thousands of years, according to a PLOS One study.
In Nature this week: investigation into the genetics of medulloblastoma, and more.
A project in the UK is to use genomic selection to speed spruce tree growth, according to Innovators Magazine.