Nearly 50 scientists from nine countries met in Dusseldorf, Germany late last week in a planning workshop for the Human Brain Proteome Project, a HUPO initiative led by Helmut Meyer, professor at the Medical Proteome Center in Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany.

Participants formed committees and decided on basic strategies for the project, including which diseases would be the focus — aging, Alzheimer’s disease, and Parkinson’s will be among them — and what standardization protocols would be used.

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American scientists find themselves once again warning the Trump administration not to dismiss science, the New Yorker report.

A new study suggests CRISPR could be used to save coral reefs from dying off, Forbes reports.

Researchers have found that the i-motif shape of DNA previously observed in the lab also exists in human cells, and that it may serve a purpose.

In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.