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Redesign or Resign

Medical Hypotheses editor Bruce Charlton was given an ultimatum , ScienceInsider reports. The journal's publisher, Elsevier, told Charlton that it will not renew his contract unless significant editorial changes are made ― namely, that the journal implement a peer-review system, among other things. Last week, we at the Daily Scan blogged about researchers' rally for support for the radical journal. ScienceInsider reports that "Elsevier's move is the latest in an eight-month battle over the journal," and that Charlton says he will not revamp the journal's editorial policies, nor will he resign.

The Scan

New Study Highlights Role of Genetics in ADHD

Researchers report in Nature Genetics on differences in genetic architecture between ADHD affecting children versus ADHD that persists into adulthood or is diagnosed in adults.

Study Highlights Pitfall of Large Gene Panels in Clinical Genomic Analysis

An analysis in Genetics in Medicine finds that as gene panels get larger, there is an increased chance of uncovering benign candidate variants.

Single-Cell Atlas of Drosophila Embryogenesis

A new paper in Science presents a single-cell atlas of fruit fly embryonic development over time.

Phage Cocktail Holds Promise for IBD

Researchers uncovered a combination phage therapy that targets Klebsiella pneumonia strains among individuals experiencing inflammatory bowel disease flare ups, as they report in Cell.