Microdosing drugs with radioactive labels might be a way to see if new drugs are effective, reports the Economist. For this technique, drug developers borrow from anthropologists' use of accelerated mass spectrometers.
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A company hopes to capture the genetic diversity in India to power tailored therapeutics, BBC News reports.
Researchers tie variants in seven genes to insomnia risk, Live Science reports.
The US Environmental Protection Agency has approved an RNAi-based insecticide, according to the Atlantic.
In PLOS this week: locus near OAS1 linked to Sjogren's syndrome, rotavirus reassortment events uncovered by sequencing, and more.