Concussions can be tricky to diagnose, but Scientific American writes that companies and researchers are working to find markers of concussion and translate them into blood tests.

"The biggest problem is that the clinical criteria for diagnosing concussion are very vague," the University of Gothenburg's Henrik Zetterberg tells Scientific American.

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An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.

Stat News reports that Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna is now being used to treat a wider array of patients.

In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.