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The Ottawa Citizen got a fake paper published in its test of quality control at two Canadian publishers recently bought by OMICS International.

One of Dozens

The Economist takes a look at the rise in the number of authors on scientific papers.

The Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium hopes that the terms will be widely adopted by labs and help advance adoption of PGx test results across systems. 

At Nature Jobs, the University of Hull's Mark Lorch offers five tips to help you get your paper noticed.

Give It Back

A major funding agency in China is cracking down on peer-review scams, ScienceInsider reports.

The tool is aimed at facilitating a simple and efficient process that payors can use to asses a CDx's value and if further technology assessments are warranted.

Researchers identified a haplotype in the SNCA gene associated with heightened risk of Lewy body AD using a bioinformatics algorithm and phased sequencing.

Researchers from Italy have published their initial validation of the blood test, which uses a 13-microRNA signature, and are now investigating it in an even larger cohort.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — With a new technique to embed and freeze-dry genetic networks in paper, researchers from the Wyss Institute at Harvard University have taken the first steps toward moving a range of molecular diagnostics that currently rely on more complex technologies into a just-add-water

With an eye toward applying RNAi to the treatment of disorders associated with injured endothelial cells, a team of researchers from Huazhong University of Science and Technology has reported on novel nanoparticles capable of delivering siRNAs into such cells in the brain.

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In Science this week: genetic analysis of pollutant-tolerant fish, and more.

Researchers have found a rare carbapenem resistance gene on a US pig farm, NBC News reports.

New York officials are considering the use of a familial DNA search to get a lead on a suspect in the strangulation death of a runner.

NIH Director Francis Collins has selected a retired Army major general and cardiologist for the CEO spot at the agency's embattled Clinical Center.