The world's waters are teeming with microorganisms, but what, exactly, are they all? What do they do?

Moreover, as the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences' Ramunas Stepanauskas considered at the US Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute's 7th annual User Meeting, "what if every cell is different?"

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Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports.

An analysis has examined the makeup of researchers on Twitter and what they share, Nature News reports.

At Stat News, Jim Kozubek argues that the Broad Institute is pushing the boundary of what a nonprofit is.

In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.