WASHINGTON, DC, June 26 - In a move many scientists felt has been too late in coming, President George W. Bush announced his intention Monday evening to nominate physicist John Marburger as the next director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).

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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

In Science this week: comparison of modern, historical rabbit exomes uncovers parallel evolution after myxoma virus exposure; and more.