A scientist bemoans the lack of sharing of research results at academic medical centers.
The US National Science Foundation is starting an initiative aimed at making the scientific community more inclusive.
In Nature this week: four subtypes of pancreatic cancer revealed, and more
Not every drop of blood is the same, according to researchers from Rice University.
Market research analysis firm Beauhurst says Oxford Nanopore is growing fast and highly valued.
Biochemical Pharmacology has retracted seven articles from one cancer researcher, Retraction Watch reports.
In Genome Biology this week: inter-individual variability of long non-coding RNAs, computational approach for removing low-quality cells from single-cell analyses, and more.
In accordance with a congressional mandate, the NIH will call a meeting this summer to review its policies on using primates in biological research.
MIT Technology Review names the top 10 breakthrough technologies of 2016.
The USPTO has become involved in the CRISPR-Cas9 patent dispute.
In PNAS this week: phylogenetic patterns in disease transmission dynamics, sponge sequences as molecular markers of early animal life, and more.
Data on thousands of cancers is being moved to the cloud for researchers to use.
A startup company wants to increase crop yield by altering the plants' microbiomes, according to the Verge.
A genomics-based breeding program hopes to strengthen African cassava crops, the Economist reports.
In PLOS this week: exome sequencing to detect recurrent mutations in uterine leiomyosarcoma tumors, methane production by bacteria in cattle rumen, and more.
Biotech startups are looking to 'win the 21st century,' the Guardian reports.
Massimo Inguscio, the incoming president of Italy's National Research Council, speaks with ScienceInsider about budgets and recruiting new researchers.
In Science this week: erratum to Eurasian admixture in African report, and more.
The US National Cancer Institute is phasing out its panel of 60 human cancer cell lines, according to Nature News.
Paul Nurse describes his interdisciplinary vision for the Francis Crick Institute to the Guardian.
A paper from the EteRNA team that relied on gamer community input tested authorship accountability, ScienceInsider reports.
In Nature this week: genomic evidence of early human-Neanderthal interbreeding, and more.
A test to detect the Zika virus is only weeks away, according to the World Health Organization.
Researchers and publishers met to discuss how biologists could be convinced to embrace preprints, Nature News reports.
Medical device companies are benefiting from the suspension of a tax on their revenue, NPR reports.
Many more PhDs are produced in the sciences than there are tenure-track professor positions, the New York Times reports.
The Huffington Post explores why female graduate students might not report sexual harassment.
A trio of economists examines the effect of tenure clock stopping policies, the New York Times writes.
Two life science groups examine the state of the industry in California in a new report.