Combining data from more than two dozen studies of three model organisms, the University of Liverpool's Bob Burgoyne and Xi Chen identified common genetic modifiers of neuro-degenerative disease — including 34 genes shared across Caenorhabditis elegans, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, and Drosophila melanogaster that also have human orthologs.

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Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

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