Physicist Michio Kaku recently raised some eyebrows when he said that the only reason the scientific establishment of the United States hasn't collapsed is because of the H1B visa, which allows US employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in certain specialty fields, like the sciences.

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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.