University of Basel

Independent teams used ScarTrace and MAP-seq to follow cell type development in zebrafish and characterize axonal projections in the mouse visual cortex, respectively.

The Swiss Personalized Health Network will create a new national infrastructure for sharing clinical data among university hospitals, institutes, and others involved in health research.

An international research team has sequenced and analyzed the genome of the water flea, Daphnia pulex.

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The Wall Street Journal reports Human Longevity's valuation has dropped by 80 percent.

The New York Times and ProPublica say that many physicians fail to disclose their financial ties when publishing in medical journals.

Science reports that the US National Cancer Institute is cutting its operating budget by 5 percent.

In PLOS this week: similar variants seen in bullbogs, people with Robinow syndrome; ApoE genotypes in African-American, Puerto Rican populations; and more.