'Citizen scientists' are no longer lone tinkerers working on research projects in their garages, but are becoming an organized movement of innovators that are changing the way science is done, says Adrienne Burke at Forbes.
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Researchers have treated an X-linked genetic disease affecting three babies in utero, Stat News reports.
The Associated Press reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is beefing up sequencing as a tool to investigate foodborne illnesses.
Researchers have sequenced samples from ancient toilets to study past eating habits and health, NPR reports.
In Nature this week: ash dieback disease fungal genome, and more.