NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Lentiviruses, viruses related to HIV, may have found their way into primate genomes millions of years ago, according to new research that’s scheduled to appear online this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
 

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The Associated Press reports that the US government wasted $341,000 on travel by former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

Women who post YouTube science videos get more critical comments and more comments about their appearance than male video hosts, the New York Times reports.

The Wall Street Journal writes that participating in genetic research brings up the specter of past research ethics lapses for some African Americans.

In PLOS this week: sequences influencing yeast prion aggregation or degradation, dengue virus genetic variants affect transmission dynamics, and more.