This Week in Science

The Gonzo Scientist series reappears in Science this week. This time John Bohannon reports on an upcoming conference that will take place in the World of Warcraft from May 9th to 11th. "Anyone with an Internet connection can take part, from anywhere in the world.

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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.

Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.