The UK science budget may be cut by some £200 million over two years as ministers try to balance the budget for the Department for Business, Innovation, and Skills, the Nature News blog reports. The ministers are working to bridge a £1.4 billion budget gap, the Guardian adds.

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Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.

Genetic genealogy has led to an arrest in another cold case, dating back to 1987.

In PLOS this week: mutation in second gene widens clinical symptoms of people with ADD3 mutations, comparative genomic analysis of Pseudovibrio, and more.

Wired reports that 23andMe is trying to bolster its outside collaborations.