Pat at the Fairer Science blog says that Justine Cassell, incoming director of Carnegie Mellon University's Human Computer Interaction Institute, has given "one of the best responses ever" to the question of how she deals with "with work/life balance." In a Q&A-style profile for the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology, Cassell says:

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering using DNA tests to determine relatedness between adult and child migrants, the Daily Caller reports.

Bloomberg reports that Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics plans to offer a treatment it is developing under the "right to try" law for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

In Nature this week: expansion of disease-resistance genes among long-lived oak trees, and more.

In a proof-of-concept study, researchers report being able to determine age from dried bloodstains, Discover's D-brief blog reports.