Citing United States Department of Education data, the Coalition on the Academic Workforce says that more than 75 percent of the nearly 1.8 million faculty members and instructors who made up the 2009 instructional workforce in degree-granting two- and four-year institutions of higher education in the United States were employed in contingent positions off the tenure track.

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New Mexico is re-doing its proposed science education standards after criticism, the Associated Press reports.

Agbio executives say gene editing will speed up breeding efforts, according to the Wall Street Journal.

La Trobe University's Jenny Graves has won the $250,000 Prime Minister's Prize for Science, the Guardian reports.

In Cell this week: post-treatment changes to melanoma genome, multi-omics analysis of muscle-invasive bladder cancer, and more.