An Austrian company is planning to use algae to produce fuel, reports The New York Times' Green blog. SEE Algae Technology is conducting a pilot project in Brazil using genetically modified algae to produce ethanol.
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In PNAS this week: transcript patterns in drug-resistant cancer cells, function of high-altitude adaption gene, and more.
Monitoring gene expression changes could help sniff out athletes using performance-enhancing drugs, New Scientist says.
The University of Southern California lodges a cross-complaint in its legal dispute with the University of California, San Diego, over a large Alzheimer's disease project.
Bioethicists weigh the idea of charging patients to take part in clinical research, coming down against the approach.