On Bertalan Meskó's post about Time magazine naming 23andMe one of the best inventions of 2008, a commenter, Helen Wallace, left a snarky poem. Meskó reposted it here. A quick stanza for your rhyming pleasure:

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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.

Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.