Because he has found that there were some things he wishes he had asked for — and others he's glad to have had the foresight to request — Prof-like Substance has listed, in order of priority, what a non-medical biological scientist should request when negotiating a start-up package at a new institution.

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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.