A story in the most recent issue of Scientific American Mind discusses the work of Jan-Emmanuel de Neve and James Fowler, who suggested in 2009 that "the MAOA gene predicts credit card debt." In their paperposted to the Social Science Research Network — de Neve, of the London School of Economics, and Fowler, of the

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.