Why is it so difficult to reproduce the results from so many academic research papers, and what does that mean for a scientific culture that is in part founded on the notion that when experiments are repeated they should yield similar results?
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At Wired, a science journalist discusses her decision not to undergo BRCA testing.
The Japan Times says regulations are needed to oversee human genome-editing research.
In PNAS this week: mutations linked to nasopharyngeal carcinoma, salivary proteins common among oral squamous cell carcinoma patients, and more.
In PLOS this week: molecular surveillance of S. Typhi, genome-wide association study of attention in children, and more.