After not being funded through a new investigator program, Professor in Training asks what exactly is needed for a new PI to get a grant. She is particularly interested in knowing the weight given to prior funding, quantity of preliminary data, and academic pedigree.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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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.