Blue Light Special

Patients with type II diabetes don't respond properly to insulin. What's the solution? Well for the ETH Zurich researchers who just published a study in Science, the answer could be as simple as a blue light bath, says Not Exactly Rocket Science's Ed Yong.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.