A case study in JAMA Neurology earlier this week recounts the case of a 27-year-old woman who underwent genetic testing for the fatal, high-penetrance genetic prion disease Gerstmann-Sträussler-Sheinker syndrome.

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In a statement, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says sexual harassment is "morally indefensible" and "unacceptable."

Octopuses might owe their intelligence to their liberal alterations to their genes, Cosmos reports.

Stat News and ProPublica report that African Americans are underrepresented in cancer clinical trials.

In Cell this week: genomic analysis of abdominal aortic aneurysm, effect of probiotics on the microbiome, and more.