On the heels of presidential hopeful Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) referring to Galileo Galilei in his comments doubting climate change, Scientific American is putting a call out to round up "stupid science statements" made by public figures. "How often have you witnessed a public figure make a false or inaccurate scientific claim?

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A former Penn State Hershey Medical Center staffer has admitted to lying about skipping mandatory steps of genetic cancer tests he performed, the Associated Press reports.

The genome of a rare, red bat suggests that its effective population size has been in decline for thousands of years, according to a PLOS One study.

In Nature this week: investigation into the genetics of medulloblastoma, and more.

A project in the UK is to use genomic selection to speed spruce tree growth, according to Innovators Magazine.