This Week in Science

In this week's Science, researchers at Caltech and MIT report "a general mechanism for network-dosage compensation in gene circuits," which they've developed using the galactose network as a model. Specifically, the team "combinatorially deleted one of the two copies of its four regulatory genes and found that network activity was robust to the change in network dosage," they write.

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The Washington Post reports that a meteorologist is being considered as presidential science and technology advisor.

360Dx reports that the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services would cover next-generation sequencing-based cancer panel tests.

In PNAS this week: precision medicine strategy to screen for disease risk, genome evolution in Haemophilus influenzae, and more.

Researchers have developed a PCR-based assay to gauge whether manatees are present in waters.