This Week in Science

In Science Translational Medicine this week, two researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology call for greater focus on improving collaborations between different stakeholders in biomedical innovation in an effort to combat "consortium fatigue." Although there is a growing interest in initiatives between various pharmaceutical and academic entities, "little research has been conducted to assess the effectiveness of these alliances or to identify successful characteristics that can be applied

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In an against-all-odds twist, a researcher studying exceeding rare FOXG1 mutations discovers her daughter has the syndrome.

An effort by Genomics Medicine Ireland is creating a database of diseases based on the genomics of people in Ireland. It now is looking into the possibility of including Scotland in its work.

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In PLOS this week, new genes associated with prostate cancer risk, genetic patterns in M. bovis, and more.