This Week in Science

In this week's Science Advances, a team of Japanese researchers describes a new technique that can genetically modify pigs for biomedical research more quickly and safely than the current somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) method. While SCNT is effective, it is time-consuming and requires a high level of precision.

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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.