Mind the Gap

A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that there are still places where we could use a little more knowledge, says Yale cardiologist Harlan Krumholz in Forbes. The study compares different ways of using diuretics to treat patients with heart failure, but what it really shows, Krumholz says, is the need for more comparative effectiveness research.

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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.