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Researchers from Oxford University found a gene for left-handedness, reports the BBC. Not only do lefties have to deal with scissors made for righties and the legacy of being evil and unlucky, this LRRTM1 gene that partially controls what part of the brain takes on the responsibilities of speech and emotion, also give southpaws an elevated risk of schizophrenia.

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Oil made from gene-edited soybeans is already in use, according to the Associated Press.

USA Today reports that Department of Veterans Affairs is teaming up with Sanford Health to provide veterans with genetic testing.

Mother Jones reports there are few regulations overseeing the use of genetic genealogy by law enforcement.

In Science this week: analysis of ancient DNA recovered from Iberian populations, and more.