On June 26, 2000, the human draft genome was announced by US President Bill Clinton and British Prime Minister Tony Blair, marking an important and long-awaited milestone in scientific history. As the 10th anniversary approaches (traditional gifts include things made of tin or aluminum, in case you were wondering), most people are firmly split into two camps. There are those that ask, 'When are we going to start seeing some of the miracles we were promised?' And there are those that answer, 'Don't worry, they're coming.'

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A former Penn State Hershey Medical Center staffer has admitted to lying about skipping mandatory steps of genetic cancer tests he performed, the Associated Press reports.

The genome of a rare, red bat suggests that its effective population size has been in decline for thousands of years, according to a PLOS One study.

In Nature this week: investigation into the genetics of medulloblastoma, and more.

A project in the UK is to use genomic selection to speed spruce tree growth, according to Innovators Magazine.