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Academic science doesn't deserve its sexist image, Cornell University's Wendy Williams and Stephen Ceci write in a New York Times op-ed.

They argue that most negative descriptions of the academy are based on data from the 1990s or earlier and that recent evidence of sexism is either anecdotal or overgeneralizations.

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Researchers may experience the effects of the government shutdown for a while, the Los Angeles Times reports.

A new study finds that the majority of patients at a Tijuana clinic received a diagnosis after first-line genome sequencing, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

NPR reports that researchers in Italy are testing a gene drive aimed at controlling mosquito populations.

In Genome Biology this week: post-transcriptional modification-based stratification of glioblastoma, single-cell analysis of gene expression and methylation in human iPSCs, and more.