A funding crisis at Canada's Blueprint Initiative serves as proof that many bioinformatics public efforts — including those with large amounts of proteomics data — are on shaky ground when it comes to long-term sustainability.

The non-profit Blueprint Initiative last week laid off 33 people, around half of its staff, as it faces the expiration of its primary grant from Genome Canada on June 30.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.