Technology Review has a nifty graphic feature that lets you see the stances of the three leading US presidential candidates -- Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and John McCain -- on issues including stem cell research, biofuels, global warming, and more. The info contains legislative history (how the candidate has voted on relevant bills) as well as soundbites from speeches or excerpts from the candidates' policy fact sheets.

 

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In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering using DNA tests to determine relatedness between adult and child migrants, the Daily Caller reports.

Bloomberg reports that Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics plans to offer a treatment it is developing under the "right to try" law for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

In a proof-of-concept study, researchers report being able to determine age from dried bloodstains, Discover's D-brief blog reports.