A survey of scientists and social scientists in the US about their journal reading habits indicates that the trend of researchers reading more and more articles each year that began in 1977 is beginning to plateau, Nature News reports.
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In Nature this week: genetic link between birth weight and adult-onset diseases, and more.
Even with all the current enthusiasm for gene therapies, Tech Review cautions that they are mostly in the early stages of development.
DNA phenotyping puts a potential face to a suspect in a nearly 25-year-old murder, the AP reports.
Researchers discuss the need for antibody standards at a meeting, NPR reports.