This Week in Cell

A pair of Cell studies explores the mechanisms by which protein kinase enzyme networks respond to environmental triggers in human cells. For the first of these, investigators from Denmark, Italy, and the US used a new computational method called KINspect to characterize the amino acid residues determining the peptide specificity of kinome targets under given conditions.

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Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.