Janet Woodcock, director of FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, is under investigation by the Department of Health and Human Services' inspector general for an alleged conflict of interest, reports the Wall Street Journal.
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Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.
King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.
FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.
In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.