In Sum

The abstract of a scientific paper may be the most important section, writes Neuroskeptic, but it can easily go wrong. "[A]n abstract is not a paper, nor is it the beginning of one. It's a whole art form in itself," Neuroskeptic says.

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A federal grand jury has indicted Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh Balwani for alleged wire fraud in conjunction with their activities at Theranos.

Nature News reports that some developers are nervous about GitHub's acquisition by Microsoft.

A direct-to-consumer genetic testing company sent out used spit kits, CNBC reports.

In PLOS this week: comparison of commercial bisulfite kits, new method to predict essential proteins, and more