At the Kaggle blog, Anthony Goldbloom asks, "What has bioinformatics ever done for us?" He plans to award $100 to the person who provides the best answer, as judged by an expert panel.

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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

In Science this week: comparison of modern, historical rabbit exomes uncovers parallel evolution after myxoma virus exposure; and more.