This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team led by investigators from the Catholic University of Korea describes recurrent mutations in the serine/threonine kinase enzyme-coding gene AKT1 in a benign lung tumor condition called pulmonary sclerosing hemangioma.

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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.