Not satisfied with finding any old dinosaur bone, paleontologist Jack Horner seeks to genomify the dino-hunting process. According to this front-page story in the Wall Street Journal, "Prof. Horner is searching for something that many scientists believe no longer exists: dinosaur bones that harbor blood cells, protein and, perhaps, even DNA." His quest has been on for more than a decade and represents "the emerging field of molecular paleontology," the article says.


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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.

Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.

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