New York Times science writer Amy Harmon took home the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory journalism on Monday for her series of articles on genetic testing, says Jonathan Eisen at The Tree of Life. "Overall, I like her reporting," Eisen says. "What we all really need to do is convince her to start a blog.

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A new study finds that a placental protein linked with preeclampsia can be targeted by RNA silencing, according to the New Scientist.

A settlement is expected in a Duke University lawsuit hinging on using falsified data to win grants, Retraction Watch and Science report.

In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.

A phylogenetic analysis finds that the rare hemimastigotes form their own supra-kingdom, CBC reports.