The acting director of the NIH, Raynard Kington, has warned universities to apply for stimulus-package grants only if they plan to hire people straightaway. According to the New York Times, that's not a problem.
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In PNAS this week: genomic study of group B Streptococcus evolution, selection on the X chromosome in great apes, and more.
Changing the fat and fiber content of people's diets affects their gut microbiome, metabolome, and colon cancer risk, researchers say.
Broken links are found throughout academic publications, and some services are trying to combat such link decay.
Nick Stockton at Wired says that a pause in studying genome-editing tools should be used to find a path forward.