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GTO scans today's issue of Nature.

Will New York become the next biotech cluster?

Follow the DNA Road

BRCA2 is painted on a path in the English countryside.

If everything had gone smoothly, how quickly would you have gotten your degree?

Massachusetts may fund a new stem cell and RNAi center.

Why have the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act?

MIT's Technology Review makes next-gen sequencing cool in this recent feature story.

Omics! Omics! wonders where the next biotech cluster will develop.

Researchers at Temple University create a yeast biosensor to detect explosives.

Human embryonic stem cells help rodents with their damaged blood vessels.

George Weinstock writes about the year of the personalized genome.

An article sheds light on the Republican debate over Darwinism.

A series of questions and answers dig into the human lifespan.

Gene therapy holds promise for dogs with cancer.

GTO scans today's edition of Science.

A few people are finding ways to convert your genes and proteins into music. Listen up.

An analysis looks into why scientists blog.

Bloggin' Biofx

Blogosphere roundup: this blog strolls through the best posts from the past month.

GTO scans today's issue of Nature.

Scientists are on the move to China.

Researchers find a mutant muscle gene in dogs. One copy makes the dog a fast runner, but two copies means they have to be put down.

The latest Cold Spring Harbor Protocols offers tips on labeling DNA and cells.

A blogger wonders why genomic and proteomic data are always presented in such flat, boring visuals.

Biogen Idec CEO James Mullen pens an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal about possible effects of legislation on generics, pricing, and more.

A New York Times article waxes poetic over the characteristics of the X chromosome.


A proposed rule would deem graduate students at private institutions to not be employees, which ScienceInsider reports might affect unionization efforts.

A new study finds that a positive lab environment can encourage undergraduates to continue to perform research.

A new analysis suggests non-US citizen STEM PhDs might pass up jobs at US-based startups due to visa concerns.

A UK survey of researchers who identified as LGBT+ and allies uncovered evidence of unwelcoming workplace climates in the physical sciences.