The Scan Feb 09, 2015 Hoping for More NIH Director Francis Collins speaks with the Chronicle of Higher Education about "brighter days ahead." Feb 09, 2015 Discouragement from a Young Age Teachers' unconscious biases may discourage girls from studying math and science, a new report says. Feb 09, 2015 This Week in PLOS: Feb 9, 2015 In PLOS this week: population structure of Peruvian Triatoma infestans, seahorse genetics, and more. Feb 06, 2015 Hey, If That's All They Found… Weill Cornell Medical College's Christopher Mason and his colleagues examine the microbiome of the New York City subway. Feb 06, 2015 The Genetics of Pot The burgeoning marijuana industry is turning to genetic analysis to develop better and more consistent products. Feb 06, 2015 Ups, Downs, and In Between Anne Glover reflects on her time as the Europe Commission science advisor. Feb 06, 2015 This Week in Science: Feb 6, 2015 In Science this week: sequencing-based digital gene expression profiling in single cells, and more. Feb 05, 2015 FDA Commish to Step Down Margaret Hamburg, the commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, is to resign effective next month. Feb 05, 2015 Bit Less A new report examines whether — and why — US companies have been investing less in basic research. Feb 05, 2015 This Week in Nature: Feb 5, 2015 In Nature this week: inducible gene editing with modified CRISPR/Cas9 system, and more. Load More Breaking News Mitochondrial DNA Analysis Uncovers Influence of Genetic Variation on Hundreds of Phenotypes Bipolar Disorder GWAS Meta-Analysis Points to Potential Treatment Targets Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Dutch DNA Biotech Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Singular Genomics, Invitae, COVID-19, and More BforCure Obtains CE Mark for Portable PCR Thermocycler to Detect SARS-CoV-2 Oxford, Oracle Partner to Improve Identification of SARS-CoV-2 Variants The Scan Gap in COVAX Doses BBC News reports that COVAX is experiencing a vaccine shortfall, as the Serum Institute of India has paused exports. Sanofi, GSK Report Promising Results The Wall Street Journal reports that the candidate SARS-CoV-2 vaccine from Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline has had encouraging early results. Influence of Luck The New York Times examines how the US avoided variant-fueled increases in COVID-19 cases. PLOS Papers on Retina GWAS, Hantaan Virus, COVID-19 Phenome-Wide Association Study In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of retinal morphology, analysis of hantaan virus found in a mouse, and more.