Scientists in Protest

Scientists were among the people who took to the streets and Twitter this weekend to protest President Donald Trump's inauguration, Vox reports.

With some of his policy stances, such as on climate change and on vaccines, Vox says "Trump has signaled that his administration will not just challenge proven scientific principles, but also undo the significant science policy progress of President Obama."

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen also contributed to brain research, NPR reports.

The New York Times reports on the shifting interpretations of what some genetic variants mean over time.

MIT's Technology Review reports on Genentech's pursuit of personalized cancer vaccines.

In Cell this week: investigation of metastatic tumor evolution, more than 16,000 genetic variants introduced into the budding yeast model organism, and more.