Discrepancies between blood testing performed by Theranos using finger prick samples and testing performed by Quest Diagnostics or LabCorp using standard vein blood draws could affect diagnoses and treatment decisions, according to a study from researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. 

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.