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Jodie Spitze at Xconomy says that "bioinformatics education should start in high school." Spitze, a high school science teacher, notes that most of her students who excel in science and math are interested in pursuing careers in human and veterinary medicine. In an effort to get students interested in basic discovery research, Spitze emphasizes that one of the most exciting advances in science is the merger of biology and technology.

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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.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

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