In Science, actor Alan Alda recounts having asked a teacher what a flame is, and the answer — "It's oxidation" — disappointing him. "It's just giving it another name," Alda tells The New York Times.
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In PNAS this week: transcript patterns in drug-resistant cancer cells, function of high-altitude adaption gene, and more.
Monitoring gene expression changes could help sniff out athletes using performance-enhancing drugs, New Scientist says.
The University of Southern California lodges a cross-complaint in its legal dispute with the University of California, San Diego, over a large Alzheimer's disease project.
In PLOS this week: gene fusion in premature ovarian failure, population patterns in the Franciscana dolphin, and more.