As he spends about a year circling the Earth on the International Space Station, Astronaut Scott Kelly, who's being accompanied on that long stay by cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko, is undergoing a series of omic-related tests, Space.com reports.
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An analysis of UK Biobank data finds hemochromatosis to be more prevalent than thought, according to the BBC.
An analysis finds that female biomedical researchers receive fewer prizes than male ones, and when they do win prizes, they are less prestigious.
In Nature this week: improved genomic analysis using a graph genome reference, tumor mutational burden could predict clinical response to immune checkpoint inhibitors, and more.
Federal researchers tell the Los Angeles Times that the shutdown is causing missed research opportunities as they try to keep their experiments going.