Google announced the winners of its first-ever science fair, and they are Lauren Hodge for the 13- to 14-year-old age group, Naomi Shah for the 15 to 16s, and Shree Bose for the 17 to 18 group, the company announced on its blog. Shree also won the grand prize; she found a way to improve treatment for people with chemotherapy-resistant ovarian cancer.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Alnylam's RNAi-based therapy Onpattro, according to Stat News.

Harvard Medical School's Seth Cassel and Cigall Kadoch argue in a Baltimore Sun op-ed that the recent TAILORx trial shows the potential of genomic-based medicine.

Researchers in the UK are working on using gene drives to control malaria-carrying mosquitoes, the Telegraph reports.

In PLOS this week: genetic architecture mediating gene expression, metabolomic patterns in multiple myeloma, and more.