Not only can public engagement add important lines to a CV, it can also help researchers polish certain needed skills, writes Heather Doran, a project officer in public engagement with research at the University of Aberdeen, at the Nature Jobs Blog.
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Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.
King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.
FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.
In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.