Postma, an assistant professor in the department of physics and astronomy at California State University Northridge, recently proposed to sequence DNA using graphene nanogaps, measuring the transverse conductance of the bases.
An opinion piece in the New York Times urges lawmakers to keep genetic protections in place.
Research funding in Canada is to remain mostly the same, ScienceInsider reports.
In Science this week: random DNA replication errors play role in cancer, and more.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation embarks on an open-access publishing path.