A new report from the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education at Harvard University suggests that Generation X faculty — born between 1964 and 1980 — are "good news for academia." The study is a collection of results from 16 interviews from three mid-Atlantic institutions (one small, private liberal arts college, one private master's institution, and one large public research university), and is meant to build upon results of COACHE's Tenure-Track Faculty Job Satisfa

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.