At In the Pipeline, Derek Lowe discusses a recent paper in PLoS Medicine that estimates that drug companies spent $57.5 billion on marketing in 2004 -- nearly twice what was spent on R&D.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.