A PLOS One paper is causing a stir as it suggests that the biomechanical properties of human hands indicate a "proper design by the Creator." This has drawn criticism from many readers on Twitter and elsewhere, Retraction Watch says.
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Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who chairs the Senate health committee, will be retiring at the end of his term, Stat News reports.
UCSF researchers find that having two X chromosomes may contribute to women's longer lifespans, according to Discover's D-brief blog.
The Wall Street Journal reports on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's use of genetic approaches to study foodborne illnesses.
In PNAS this week: immune cell profiling of wild baboons by social status, metabolomics profiling of esophageal tumors, and more.