Nature looks at patents, stem cells, atrial fibrillation, and more.
A Christian extremist sends death threats to evolutionary biology professors in Boulder.
A blogger discusses a new breast cancer diagnostic test.
Two open access articles in this week's PNAS report on Parkinson's disease and single-feature polymorphisms in Arabidopsis thaliana.
The five technologies a blogger would like to have.
An Islamic creationist sends books to American academics and politicians.
A microfluidic handheld device may help HIV-infected rural Africans cheaply and easily measure their T cell counts.
A blogger helps elucidate the field of bioinformatics as it relates to the biotech industry.
Should tenure stay or go?
Researchers study mammoths through elephantine means.
A genome-wide association study finds a gene linked to type I diabetes.
A blogger discusses being on defense committees.
A blogger describes what proteomics is.
Science takes a gander at stem cell patents, sister chromatid cohesion, and more.
A blogger ponders the mechanics of open science.
One scientist wants to create a virtual C. elegans and another wants to create a virtual scientist.
A blogger uses humor to dive into the ethics of spinning research results.
Nature has parthenogenetic stem cells, a fly RNAi library, and more this week.
More turtles, please, says Malaysia.
Saliva-based technologies abound.
Where are you on the biotech food chain?
China put the former head of its food and drug administration to death after he admitted taking bribes.
Cloning will be just one tool open to farmers, says a news report.
A blogger asks readers to give the NIH their input about its grant-giving system.
Studying a prospective source of biofuel gets the money rolling in.
Nature News reports that female scientists setting up their first labs tend to have lower salaries and smaller staffs than their male peers.
A new analysis by Northwestern University researchers finds that female and male first-time PIs receive differing amounts of funding.
Some 43 percent of new mothers and 23 percent of new fathers leave full-time employment in STEM in the years after having a child, Science Careers says.
STEM professors' views on intelligence affect students' success, a new study finds.