Ready to dole out some of its taxpayer-funded $3 billion, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine is still looking to fill the president's position, according to this report in Wired. Seven months into the search, directors of the embryonic stem-cell research program have met privately to discuss boosting the salary range beyond its current cap of $412,500.

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Cancer researcher Alan Rabson has died at 92, the New York Times reports.

As the National Guideline Clearinghouse goes dark, the ECRI Institute says it will pick up the slack.

In Genome Research this week: sequencing method examines proteins parasite uses to evade immune system, L1 insertions in cancer, and more.

The Atlantic reports on private Facebook support groups for people who receive unexpected parentage results from direct-to-consumer genetic tests.