The Scan

Wired ranks the "Best Dangerous Science Jobs."

A VentureBeat article says real personalized medicine won't be with us for a long time, but the early stages of the field took a tiny step forward with a new AIDS drug.

A new study finds a genetic variation linked to ADHD that also predicts which children will outgrow the disorder.

Keith Robison remembers the early days of restriction endonucleases.

Another cloning first: a fourth-generation cloned pig.

Personalized medicine? This article says so-called ethnic drugs don't treat based on true genetic variation among individuals.

Chris Mooney says preconceptions, not critical thinking, drives the Bush administration's stance on science.

A blogger asks for pictures of his readers' science-related tattoos.

Drug companies stand to gain by funding biomedical research.

A blogger links to a ballad on polony sequencing. Forgive us.

Jonathan Eisen blogs on why medical professionals should get more evolution education than most medical schools currently offer.

Scientists recovered 60-million-year-old microbes from an Antarctic glacier -- and woke them up.

Score one for subscription-based publications: this blog post details an open-access trial that didn't work out.

NSF looks set to award IBM a contract to build the world's fastest supercomputer.

Fred Sanger bequeaths his collection of lab notebooks to the Wellcome Trust to make them available to the public.

Despite great funding, an embryonic stem-cell research program in California is having trouble finding a president.

Disgraced stem cell scientist didn't realize he'd made parthenogenic stem cells.

The NIH asks for ideas about peer review.

This Week in Science

Today's Science reports on immunology, patient identifiability in genomic research, synthetic biology, and more.

Creationists and engineers do virtual battle...again.

A computer program from UVA aims to predict which cancer drug is best for each patient.

A blogger says the antiquated way that authorship order is decided for publications has to go.

A new application can browse the genome in interactive real-time.

This Week in Nature

Mice, cancer, and the epigenome are all in this week's issue of Nature.

A blogger muses on what life would be like if we could debug the human body.

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Researchers find that younger investigators fare better when seeking support through crowdfunding sites, Nature News reports.

Nature News reports that doing a postdoc might not help researchers find employment.

Pennsylvania State University's Kathleen Grogan says researchers need to approach data on gender and racial diversity in the sciences like they would any other dataset.

The National Science Foundation is adding questions about sexual orientation and gender identity to its Survey of Earned Doctorates, according to Science Careers.