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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A former Penn State Hershey Medical Center staffer has admitted to lying about skipping mandatory steps of genetic cancer tests he performed, the Associated Press reports.

The genome of a rare, red bat suggests that its effective population size has been in decline for thousands of years, according to a PLOS One study.

In Nature this week: investigation into the genetics of medulloblastoma, and more.

A project in the UK is to use genomic selection to speed spruce tree growth, according to Innovators Magazine.