Blogger Professor in Training, a self-described second-year assistant professor at a large university, offers some ways in which the postdoc training experience could be improved. First, the author suggests that annual reviews should be conducted by others beyond the principal investigator to hold the PI accountable for mentoring and training.

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Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.

Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.

Researchers link genetic links between education and smoking and longevity.

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.