Or Saturday roundup, belated. Some interesting stories I didn’t have time to cover:
The HPV vaccine, aimed at reducing the incidence of cervical cancer, has moved a step closer to approval.
The Institute of Medicine calls for more research into and oversight of vitamin supplements.
New research might eventually bring breathalyzers to your doctor’s office. Not necessarily for alcohol.
An interesting study of experimental evolution: selecting for heat-tolerant bacteria over 1500 generations.
Yet another use for bacteriophage: diagnosis of infectious bacteria.
Evolution of “altruism” in bacteria.
An interesting article on methane and the origin of life.