Looking for 'Teeth'

It's the rare case in which a scientist who is found guilty of research misconduct has to resign let alone face the possibility of jail, write Adam Marcus and Ivan Oransky from Retraction Watch in a New York Times op-ed piece.

In it, they also call for increased regulatory authority for Office of Research Integrity.

They highlight the uncommon nature of the on-going misconduct case involving Dong-Pyou Han at Iowa State University.

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A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.

A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.