NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genomics could play an important role in Canada's efforts to manage and protect its forests, including protecting them from pests, plants, and climate change, according to a new report from a Canadian government-funded initiative.

The report recommends launching five large-scale forest genomics projects, and funding them with between C$5 million ($4.6 million) and C$10 million.

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Science speaks with the University of Michigan's Jedidiah Carlson, who has tracked population genetic discussions at white nationalist sites.

Gene therapies could qualify for a faster US Food and Drug Administration approval process, according to Stat News.

NPR reports that the US House of Representatives has passed a bill to enable terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs.

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