An 'Injustice'

In a prologue to a discussion on "the benefits and burdens of genetic testing," Public Radio International's The World Science reporter Marina Giovannelli examines the ethical issues surrounding Huntington's disease research that began in Maracaibo, Venezuela, nearly 30 years ago.

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CNBC reports that Amazon invested in the startup Grail as it sees an opportunity for its cloud computing company in genomics.

Lawrence Krauss writes at Slate that science is needed for good public policy and should not be ignored.

Researchers are working on re-making the yeast genome from scratch, according to the Associated Press.

In Cell this week: functional profiling of Plasmodium genome, a self-inactivating rabies virus, and more.