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Over at What You're Doing is Rather Desperate, Neil Saunders says there are three good reasons why a young scientist should have a blog:  it creates scientific egalitarianism ("if you have good ideas and can articulate them, you can bring them to the attention of others and build a community around them"), helps you connect with the right people, and gives you a sense of the bigger picture.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.