The Chronicle of Higher Education reports the release of a new Council of Graduate Schools report that suggests ways in which universities could reduce the number of graduate students who do not complete their doctoral programs. First, the CGS says, academic institutions should improve advising and mentorship in PhD programs.

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University of California, San Diego, researchers have developed a gene drive to control a fruit-destroying fly.

A new study of a β-thalassemia gene therapy appears promising, according to NPR.

Futurism writes that gene doping could be the next generation of cheating in sports.

In Nature this week: hair color genes, hybridization between 13-year and 17-year cicadas, and more.