I guess it is much more enjoyable to read than to donate tissue to…
The title oversells it a bit, but mind controlled cellular factories is a great concept:
Not to be out-done by Nature, Science also has a great idea to oversell - DNA memory:
I suppose both papers are major breakthroughs.
Different (publication) trajectories of different model systems:
The part that surprises me (probably because of my ignorance) is the difference between C. elegans and D. melanogaster.
I know quite a few female faculty who would strongly disagree with the assessment that sexism no longer exists in academia:
Being underrepresented by choice (“underrepresentation … rooted in … choices") is a concept that I can’t quite wrap my mind around. But it sounds like something on the Colbert Report.
Have a great weekend.