Speaking of innovation, the Personal Democracy Forum met in New York this week to advocate for Internet access for everyone. The campaign calls for "a national broadband policy to bridge the 'digital divide,'" according to a post at Ars Technica.
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An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.
Stat News reports that Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna is now being used to treat a wider array of patients.
In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.