Thomson Reuters, the firm behind the impact factor, says it is going to be more transparent about how it ranks scientific journals, Nature News reports.

While the company developed the impact factor to help librarians sort through the various scientific journals to determine which ones to subscribe to, it has become a metric by which not only journals, but also the researchers who publish in those journals are measured.

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The data generated by 100,000 Genomes Project is being housed on military servers due to attacks by hackers, Naked Security reports.

A new poll finds most US adults are not familiar with personalized medicine, according to HealthDay.

Vox reports that the United Nations' Convention on Biological Diversity decided against a gene drive moratorium.

In Science this week: sequencing of neuroblastomas uncovers alterations linked to prognosis, and more.