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While both US presidential candidates acknowledge that science and innovation are key factors in the US economy, "the 2012 campaign has not yet seen a serious conversation emerge regarding the policies sorely needed to revitalize US innovation-based economic competitiveness," says a report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a nonpartisan think tank.

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The New York Times and ProPublica say that many physicians fail to disclose their financial ties when publishing in medical journals.

The Wall Street Journal reports Human Longevity's valuation has dropped by 80 percent.

Science reports that the US National Cancer Institute is cutting its operating budget by 5 percent.

In PLOS this week: similar variants seen in bullbogs, people with Robinow syndrome; ApoE genotypes in African-American, Puerto Rican populations; and more.