Marc Hauser, the now-notorious Harvard researcher whose work was called into question last year, has announced that he will resign his post at the university effective August 1, reports the Boston Globe's Carolyn Johnson. Last August, the researcher was accused of fabricating data in several well-known studies, and some of his papers was retracted.

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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

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