Discover names its "10 Most Influential People in Science," including a number of scientists who have made their mark in this community. Bioethicist Arthur Caplan is credited for sorting "through the ethical traps of science for the United Nations, the National Institutes of Health, the president of the United States," and more.

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A new study finds that a placental protein linked with preeclampsia can be targeted by RNA silencing, according to the New Scientist.

A settlement is expected in a Duke University lawsuit hinging on using falsified data to win grants, Retraction Watch and Science report.

In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.

A phylogenetic analysis finds that the rare hemimastigotes form their own supra-kingdom, CBC reports.