Agilent Technologies said this week that it has awarded its Agilent Thought Leader Award to Carlos Cordon-Cardo, a molecular pathologist at Mount Sinai Hospital

The award will support his teams work using genomics and proteomics to characterize tumor-initiating cells with stem-cell-like properties taken from patients with various types of cancer with the aim of better understanding their ability to resist drug treatment and to metastasize.


Biodesix said this week it has added Richard Hockett and Jasmine Gruia-Gray to its leadership team.

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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.