Denovo Sciences has been awarded US Patent No. 9,103,754, "Cell capture system and method of use."
Researchers are refining a tool to predict a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, according to the Guardian.
According to Stat News, the partial government shutdown in the US could soon affect the ability of the Food and Drug Administration to review new drugs.
CNN reports that people's genes tend to have a greater influence on their risk of developing disease than their environment, but it varies by phenotype.
In PNAS this week: gypsy moth genome sequenced, phylogenomic analysis of Polyneopterans, and more.