NEW YORK, Oct. 18 - Montgomery County is on a knife's edge. As a sniper prowls the affluent suburban counties around Washington, DC, locals have adopted a new, anxious way of life: looking over their shoulders at the gas pump, fretting about their school-age children, compulsively scanning Internet news sites.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.

King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.

FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.

In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.