This Week in PNAS

In the early, online version of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from Washington University, Texas A&M University, the University of Missouri, and elsewhere describe signatures associated with feline features and cat domestication that they detected through genome sequencing and comparative genomics.

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Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.