In Nucleic Acids Research this week: ProTraits includes genetic, phenotypic data on bacteria, archaea; Candida albicans assembly 22; and more.
Genomics may help the Cavendish banana from succumbing to fungal infections, a trio of researchers writes at the Conversation.
Precision medicine has to consider context in addition to genetic mutations in cancer treatment, Medscape reports.
A cancer researcher retracts 19 articles from one journal for image manipulation, according to Retraction Watch.
In PNAS this week: miR-515 levels higher in women with preeclampsia, horizontal gene transfer in parasitic plants, and more.
National Cancer Institute researchers didn't report severe adverse events to Food and Drug Administration in a timely manner, the Wall Street Journal reports.
According to ScienceInsider, the Scripps Research Institute and the California Institute for Biomedical Research are merging.
Researchers in China have used the CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing approach to alter the length of hair fibers in cashmere goats.
In PLOS this week: role for Notch signaling in congenital heart disease, sciatica risk variants, and more.
Kuwait says it will alter its law requiring citizens and visitors to provide DNA samples, New Scientist reports.
Researchers link variants in TACR3 to hot flashes during menopause, Live Science reports.
The Wall Street Journal speaks with patients affected by questionable test results from Theranos.
In Science this week: convergent evolution in bird hemoglobin, and more.
The BabySeq project faces lower-than-expected enrollment rates, according to ScienceInsider.
Researchers trace the origin of one human papillomavirus lineage to Neanderthals or Denisovans, Vox reports.
Actress Jennifer Lopez is working with NBC on a CRISPR-inspired television show, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
In Nature this week: modern European bison analysis, phased diploid genome assembly algorithms, and more.
Some 70 Nobel laureates endorse Hillary Clinton for US president, the New York Times reports.
When refrigerated, tomatoes' flavor metabolome and transcriptome change, a PNAS study finds.
Wired takes a look at Eric Schadt's efforts at Mount Sinai to gather ever-larger datasets.
In Cell this week: double-strand breaks in the mouse genome, metabolomic features of yeast deletion strains, and more.
The New York Times says Brexit could really hurt the UK's science community, and is making entrepreneurs think about leaving the country.
Vice President Biden has presented his final assessment as VP on the progress of the Cancer Moonshot program.
Scientific American says that when it comes to science, Donald Trump's views are "shockingly ignorant."
In PNAS this week: a single-molecule sequencing strategy, newly generated and steady-state transcripts in developing Arabidopsis thaliana seedlings, and more.
At Science Careers, Princeton University's Julian West advises new researchers to read widely.
At Science Careers, a researcher describes how her rejuvenated postdoc science policy committee is promoting science.
Bitesize Bio's Gail Seigel offers some tips on running a low-budget lab.
The GRE isn't a good predictor of graduate school performance or productivity, according to two PLOS One studies.