This Week in Nature

An editorial in Nature says that it would cast its (imaginary) ballot for Senator Obama, explaining that while both candidates support science and technology, Obama "has surrounded himself with a wider and more able cadre of advisers than McCain." At The Tree of Life, Jonathan Eisen worries that McCain has "expressed decidedly anti-science positions recently," which would sug

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering using DNA tests to determine relatedness between adult and child migrants, the Daily Caller reports.

Bloomberg reports that Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics plans to offer a treatment it is developing under the "right to try" law for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

In Nature this week: expansion of disease-resistance genes among long-lived oak trees, and more.

In a proof-of-concept study, researchers report being able to determine age from dried bloodstains, Discover's D-brief blog reports.