Neil Saunders, of What You’re Doing Is Rather Desperate fame, plugs that he calls open (notebook) science by pointing to a study that Pedro Beltrao has chosen to host and develop at Google Code. The project will be run like a wiki, encouraging multiple researchers and developers to submit data toward investigating how evolutionary forces have shaped protein binding domains.

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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.

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