UK scientists have found seven new genes associated with prostate cancer, the BBC says. Publishing a study in Nature Genetics, The Institute of Cancer Research's Rosalind Eeles and colleagues scanned 10,000 men from the UK and Australia in a genome-wide association study to find the risk factors.
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The New York Times Magazine writes that proteomics might be better poised than genomics to say when someone is falling ill.
Bloomberg profiles IndieBio, a startup incubator for the life sciences.
In an editorial, Nature calls for the end to the exploitation of foreign postdocs.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: collection of epigenome-wide association study data, updated BloodSpot database, and more.