In this video, Francis Collins speaks with the Washington Post's Fred Hiatt about the state of genetic testing. Collins says that the research linking genetic variants to disease is further along than he'd anticipated, but adds that most of the clinical payoffs are still to come:

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.