Ibis Biosciences (Abbott) has been awarded US Patent No. 9,334,491, "Systems and methods for isolating nucleic acids from cellular samples."
In a statement, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says sexual harassment is "morally indefensible" and "unacceptable."
Octopuses might owe their intelligence to their liberal alterations to their genes, Cosmos reports.
Stat News and ProPublica report that African Americans are underrepresented in cancer clinical trials.
In Cell this week: genomic analysis of abdominal aortic aneurysm, effect of probiotics on the microbiome, and more.