NEW YORK, March 25 - At the bottom of the world, a handful of very cold researchers risked freezing their pipettes off trying to understand what makes some of the hardiest bugs on earth tick.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.