In Cell this week: how protein kinase enzyme networks respond to environmental triggers, and more.
Noninvasive prenatal tests are getting caught up in the wider abortion debate, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Omic-based twin study hopes to open up areas of research into how spaceflight affects people.
The new Australian prime minister has appointed Christopher Pyne as science minister, according to ScienceInsider.
In PNAS this week: regenerative flatworm genome, transmission patterns of autism-linked de novo mutations, and more.
There are tests to gauge genetic risk of early onset Alzheimer's disease, but not everyone wants to know.
At the Washington Post, Carolyn Johnson explores the confusion that surrounds the interpretation of many gene variants.
Peter Schultz and Steve Kay are to lead the Scripps Research Institute, according to Nature News.
In PLOS this week: parasitoid wasp sequences in butterflies and moths, nuclear sub-proteome of T. cruzi, and more.
French researchers evaluate the off-label use of molecularly targeted drugs in advanced cancer patients.
At The Atlantic, Ed Yong reports on the MinION's use to track Ebola in Africa.
A new production of 'Photograph 51' takes the stage in London with Nicole Kidman as Rosalind Franklin.
In Science this week: genetic adaption in Inuit people to a high-protein and fat diet, and more.
A new contest aims to get high school students to think creatively about science.
A new clinic at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is to focus on using sequencing to diagnose rare diseases, Al.com reports.
In Nature this week: UK10K project data enables study of novel variants, and more.
President Obama has nominated Duke University's Robert Califf to be the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.
A pair of studies appearing in JAMA examines gender disparities in medical school professorships and researcher startup funding.
A Nature News analysis indicated that new disclosure rules at NIH might not be catching more conflicts of interest.
In Genome Research this week: regulation of alternative splicing events, host genetic-environment interactions' effect on mice gut microbes, and more.
Thomas Insel, director of the US National Institute of Mental Health, will be stepping down in November to join Alphabet.
The Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research Consortium Pediatrics Working Group presents an ethics-based framework for discussing genome sequencing with pediatric patients and their parents.
A Fields Medal winner is launching an overlay journal that will link to papers at arXiv.
In PNAS this week: genetic variation, environmental factors influence infants' attention to emotion, role for miR-150 in maintaining normal retinal blood vessel repertoires, and more.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating the handling of samples at four Department of Defense labs, the New York Times reports.