This post has been updated to correct the spelling of NantWorks.

Additional names have been thrown out the next director of the National Institutes of Health. According to Nature News, President-elect Donald Trump is also considering NantWorks CEO Patrick Soon-Shiong, Geoffrey Ling, the former biotech director at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Administration, and Stanford University's John Ioannidis.

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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.