A Summary of Scifoo

Now that Scifoo is over and done with for this year, Bertalan Meskó at ScienceRoll sums up the event and his coverage of it. In one post, he talks about a session he helped organize on how virtual worlds can be useful for science and medicine.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.