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What Profs Think

STEM professors' views on intelligence affect students' success, a new study finds.

Five and Gone

CNBC reports that half of academic researchers leave after about five years.

Weigh the Knowledge

Customers might want to consider what they might learn about their risk of diseases like Alzheimer's before snagging the genetic testing kits that are on many gift guides this year, NJ.com writes.

Room for Improvement

Indiana University School of Medicine's Aaron Carroll discusses the flaws and ways to improve peer review at the New York Times.

NX Prenatal and Indiana University School of Medicine are collaborating to develop exosome blood tests for preterm birth risk and preeclampsia.

With the three-year grants, the institutions will continue an initiative that is developing tools and technologies for genome biology research.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: computational approach to bring together single-cell data, systems genetic analysis of Anopheles gambiae polymorphism, and more.

The New York Times looks into medical research funding in the US and how the grant system might not be funding the best work.

Two studies appearing in JAMA Neurology respectively examined how variants linked to Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease contribute to the conditions.

To "Stifle Science"

Lawsuits are being used to intimidate some scientists, writes one researcher at the New York Times.

Pages

Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will no longer sell machines in China's Xinjiang region, according to the Wall Street Journal.

New Scientist reports that 20 percent of human and yeast proteins are uncharacterized.

The University of Zurich's Ruedi Aebersold and his colleagues analyzed a dozen HeLa cell lines to find differences in gene expression, protein levels, and more.

In Nature this week: protein-coding variants associated with body-fat distribution, and more.