After ages of speculation, Decode Genetics has finally declared bankruptcy -- and blogger Dan MacArthur is all over it. The company announced that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US and also noted that it has entered into an agreement for a US investment firm to sell off a subsidiary that conducts most of the company's core business.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.