Diverse Sciences

A program between Fisk University, a historically black university, and nearby Vanderbilt University emphasizes qualities other than GRE scores in an effort to increase the number of minorities and women receiving science PhDs.

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Polygamy amplified a rare genetic disease in area near Arizona-Utah border, BBC Future reports.

Genetic ancestry testing led one woman to learn that her father and another baby boy had been switched at birth, the Washington Post reports.

Simple de-identification methods can protect information in a database from attackers, a new study suggests.

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