In a post published this week in The New York Times' Motherlode special section, TV producer-turned-freelance journalist Darlena Cunha shared her thoughts on the difficulty of dealing with the knowledge that she has a very high chance of developing breast or ovarian cancer, knowledge imparted to her as a result of BRCA1 mutation testing.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.

NPR reports that government and private insurers are being slow to cover recently approved CAR-T cell therapies.

CNBC reports that there are thousands of genetic tests available for consumers to chose between.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of ducks, whole-genome doubling among tumor samples, and more.