The US Patent and Trademark Office has issued a set of revised guidelines.

Researchers find that hairs harbor individualized microbial communities, a finding that could have applications to forensics, particularly sex crimes.

NIH Director Francis Collins discusses the promise of clinical genome sequencing for pinpointing molecular causes of neurodevelopmental disorders.

In Cell this week: new targets to treat Cryptococcus neoformans, map of chromatin contact patterns, and more.