In the past couple of months, researchers have sounded some alarms about induced pluripotent stem cells, says Not Exactly Rocket Science's Ed Yong. There have always been reasons to think that iPSCs aren't exactly like human embryonic stem cells, but now researchers have reason to be concerned about the differences.

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360Dx reports that the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services would cover next-generation sequencing-based cancer panel tests.

The Washington Post reports that a meteorologist is being considered as presidential science and technology advisor.

In PNAS this week: precision medicine strategy to screen for disease risk, genome evolution in Haemophilus influenzae, and more.

Researchers have developed a PCR-based assay to gauge whether manatees are present in waters.