In The New York Times, King talks about her entry into genetics, and the time Myriad threatened her with legal action on her research on the BRCA1 gene.
Researchers are trying to clone the animals that went extinct 4,000 years ago, but it will be a lot harder to do than it was to clone Dolly the sheep.
Epigenetic marks that affect emotions; interpreting heritability patterns; and more.
One issue facing personalized medicine is that many doctors aren't familiar with interpreting genetic tests, the New Yorker reports.
NIH Director Francis Collins speaks with the Chronicle of Higher Education about "brighter days ahead."
Teachers' unconscious biases may discourage girls from studying math and science, a new report says.
In PLOS this week: population structure of Peruvian Triatoma infestans, seahorse genetics, and more.
Weill Cornell Medical College's Christopher Mason and his colleagues examine the microbiome of the New York City subway.
The burgeoning marijuana industry is turning to genetic analysis to develop better and more consistent products.
Anne Glover reflects on her time as the Europe Commission science advisor.
In Science this week: sequencing-based digital gene expression profiling in single cells, and more.
Margaret Hamburg, the commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, is to resign effective next month.
A new report examines whether — and why — US companies have been investing less in basic research.
In Nature this week: inducible gene editing with modified CRISPR/Cas9 system, and more.
An investigation by the New York attorney general using DNA barcoding finds many herbal supplements don't contain what they are supposed to.
Environmental DNA sampling may be a new approach for determining species diversity of the seas.
Martin Richards argues in an op-ed that the public should have more of a say in how their big health data is used.
In Genome Research this week: genetic diversity of Candida albicans, Drosophila melanogaster reference genome update, and more.
US President Barack Obama announced his budget proposal for FY 2016 yesterday.
The UK Parliament has voted to allow mitochondrial transfer.
A US Congressman has introduced a resolution to recognize Darwin Day.
In PNAS this week: differential RNA sequencing to study quorum sensing in Vibrio cholerae, potential Parkinson's disease biomarkers, and more.
KCUR in Kansas City discusses the cost and benefits of exome sequencing of rare diseases.
Researchers discuss the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act in an editorial.
A consortium plans a large metagenomic study of the food supply system.
The US Department of Defense plans to begin collecting data so that it can determine whether women face discrimination when seeking grants from the agency.
Foundations that offer research grants often have requirements for submitting progress reports that need to be followed.
A study appearing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports women are now preferentially chosen over men for tenure-track positions in STEM.
As researchers spend more time in postdoc positions, others look for ways to change the system.