While each is different, the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Kavita Berger says that on any given workday, she might interact with FBI investigators, academic PIs, and politicians on Capitol Hill. Berger, an associate program director at the AAAS Center for Science, Technology, and Security Policy, spends half her time orchestrating projects related to biosecurity, global health, and public health preparedness and response, while the other half she devotes to connecting key players from disparate groups in order to address policy issues related to those areas.

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Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.

Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.

Researchers link genetic links between education and smoking and longevity.

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.