Miami Herald – With Zika waning in the Caribbean and South America, the CDC announced that the federal agency was deactivating the command center for monitoring and coordinating emergency response to the virus.
STAT – The 2017 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded on Monday morning to researchers who discovered the molecular underpinnings of the circadian rhythms that help organisms adapt to our 24-hour days.
In this week's Neuroscience SciPol Weekly, more states and localities suing opioid manufacturers; concerns about concussions among baseball catchers; and potential to diagnose CTE in individuals while they are still alive.
In this week's Robotics / Artificial Intelligence SciPol Weekly, safety concerns with new self-driving vehicle legilslation; fears of job loss due to autonomous vehicles; and robotic dentists implanting teeth in China.
In this week's Nanotechnology SciPol Weekly, a new therapy to treat cancer that has spread to bone; using sound to separate nanoparticles for liquid biopsies; the fastest yet transistor; and learning about protein expression with nano-sized "soccer balls."
In this week's Genetics / Genomics SciPol Weekly, updates on lawsuits related to GMO foods; the increasing use of biobanks; an effort to sequence the redwood genome; and a call for the health-care blockchain.