Cold Spring Harbor’s Biology of Genomes meeting was brimming with hours of sessions devoted to sharing research fresh from the lab. Audience members amicably grilled presenters, regiments of postdocs unfurled posters in alphabetical order, and mealtimes were rowdy with critiques of both biology and buffet. Considering the frenetic pace, one might think that a Friday afternoon session on ethical, legal, and social issues would be sparsely attended. One would be wrong.

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The partially reinstated US travel ban leaves space for uncertainty for researchers, Nature News says.

Researchers find a number of traits differ by sex and could affect mouse model studies, according to Reuters.

Tweaking the skin microbiome could help address some skin conditions, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: DNA methylation profiles of tumor tissue, gene dynamics in prokaryotes, and more.