When a federal advisory panel last week asked two prominent journals to withhold details of experiments for fear they might aid terrorists seeking to make deadly viruses, “the specter of censorship loomed over science,” says William Broad at The New York Times.

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An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

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