As ecological studies grow in complexity, they may explain less.
A small city's twins lure scientists.
As consumer genomics expands, genetic genealogy also gains ground.
Lizard tails, the vaginal microbiome, and the tsetse genome.
Researchers in Argentina are worried about how the country's financial straits will affect them.
A study suggests that cancer might be a fact of metazoan life.
Is California's Medi-Cal system behind the times on genetic tests?
In Science this week: Brassica napus genome, and more.
The human microbiome has fueled a lot of hype, and maybe not for the best.
NIH Director Francis Collins discusses making the most of a tight budget.
Forbes' Matthew Herper profiles Jay Flatley, the company, and the field he pushed to new heights.
In Nature this week: role of marine mammals in bringing tuberculosis to the Americas, and more.
The US National Institutes of Health is to look into racial disparities in grant funding.
In Genome Research this week: method to identify tumor copy number architecture, recurrent fusion transcript in gliomas, and more.
Schizophrenia study provides possible avenues for drug development research.
Chemical & Engineering News takes a look at the sequencing market.
Could epigenetic research and worries about fetal development lead to restrictions on women?
A pair of researchers developed an algorithm to disentangle the perceived contribution of an author to a paper.
Tech Review presents it list of up-and-coming researchers, humanitarians, and entrepreneurs.
In PNAS this week: advantage of pygmy phenotype, optogenetic approach to activate neurons, and more.
The influx of more and more data from genetic screening and marketing is changing pregnancies, the Atlantic writes.
'Data wrangling' is a limiting step of analyzing big data, the New York Times reports.
In PLOS this week: GEBA rationale, transcriptional changes in oyster exposed to pathogen, and more.
One company aims to be the search engine for genomic data.
In Science this week: CRISPR/Cas9 editing of Duchenne muscular dystrophy mouse model, and more.
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.
Lauren Celano at Nature Jobs describes the differences between the resume and the CV.
A postdoc position is supposed to be a 'stepping stone,' Nature Jobs says.