The More Things Change


About 10 years ago, when I was a community college instructor, I started a course called "Biotechnology and Society." My goals were two-fold: I wanted to recruit non-traditional students and also to reach out to students who might otherwise never have the opportunity to learn how biotechnology was about to change their future. We lured those students in by promising them credit for taking a lab (which they did) and, of course, the cool and amazing topics we covered in a warm and friendly fashion.

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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.