If you want to have your name included on a meta-analysis that's going to appear in a journal with an impact factor of about 3.4 without doing any of the work involved, it'll cost you $15,000, Scientific American reports.

Sciam's Charles Seife delves into to the world of what he calls "fill-in-the-blanks research."

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US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

A team of researchers plans to sample Loch Ness for environmental DNA, according to Newsweek.

The New York Times writes about the appearance of mosaicism in healthy people.

In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.