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.
In PLOS this week: real-time quantitative PCR assay for Schistosoma japonicum, microRNA patterns in urothelial cancer, and more.
US President Barack Obama is to announce further details regarding his precision medicine initiative.
By widening permanent resident status eligibility, China hopes to bring in more foreign researchers, ScienceInsider reports.
A Mayo Clinic physician says that a 'moonshot' initiative like the precision medicine program won't make most people healthier.
In Science this week: crystal structure of the bacterial translocator protein, and more.
A 23andMe study of nearly 80,500 people links 35 SNPs to motion sickness.
Researchers examine the genetic population history of dogs in the Americas.
A new report questions the wisdom of relying on biofuels.