It's a good thing the genomics community has been so involved in studies of tuberculosis and Yersinia pestis. Recent news reports indicate that while overall rates of TB are hitting a plateau, a drug-resistant strain of the disease is emerging.

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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.