NPR's health blog, Shots, is doing a series on the "$1,000 Genome" that began to air on Morning Edition this week.

As the cost of sequencing a person's genome "has dropped faster than the price of flat-screen TVs" and it takes only weeks to get the information, the technology is starting to enter medicine, NPR reports in its first part.

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In Nature this week: mouse genome functional analysis, more sensitive chromatin immunoprecipitation, and more.

The Center for Data Innovation and HealthITNow argue for re-building of genomic research infrastructure.

A Senate committee has unanimously approved a bill to require articles resulting from federally funded projects to be made publicly available, according to ScienceInsider.

The US is heading toward another budget showdown, Nature News says.