Efforts to measure the volume and depth of lakes often involve rowing a boat around a body of water and tediously collecting myriad measurements. As a result, estimates varied widely. A new model makes predictions that match well with available direct measurements, but portend more pollution problems.
President Trump nominated Scott Gottlieb, who served as an FDA deputy commissioner under George W. Bush, to run the FDA. Scientists are well on their way to crafting artificial yeast. Meanwhile, a deadly yeast infection has spread to the U.S. Read these stories and more in our twice-weekly news roundup.