Annals of … What?

USA Today's Dan Vergano takes a look at the historical eugenics movement in which "dozens of [US] states, from Virginia to California" embraced the decision to mandate more than 60,000 forced sterilizations by the 1960s. Vergano speaks with the current editor of Annals of Human Genetics, who says that the journal once went by a different name.

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Even when given the option, not too many authors choose double-blinded peer-review for their manuscripts, ScienceInsider reports.

In PNAS this week: transcriptional read-through in stressed cells, genome stability role for the epigenetic regulator CTCF, and more.

The Save the Redwoods League is teaming with researchers to sequence the genomes of the coast redwood and giant sequoia.

Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.