"How large is the human genome in days?" asks The New York Times' David Pogue at his blog.

Researchers, bioinformaticians, and artists have come together to take that question on, charting "the vastness of human nucleotides" in a new online exhibit, Pogue reports.

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NPR reports that Turkish high school students will no longer study evolution.

Researchers report they sequenced and identified plant species in an "al fresco" laboratory.

An Australian team searches for genetic alterations linked to depression in hopes of developing personalized treatments, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

In PNAS this week: host contributors to typhoid fever risk, effects of obesity-related variants near TMEM18, and more.