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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Mainichi reports that 43 percent of Japanese individuals said they did not want to eat agricultural products that had been modified using gene-editing tools.
Two US Department of Agriculture research departments are moving to the Kansas City area, according to the Washington Post.
Slate's Jane Hu compares some at-home genetic tests to astrology.
In PLOS this week: analysis of polygenic risk scores for skin cancer, chronic pain GWAS, and more.