The Rescuing Darwin survey, found that half of British adults do not believe in evolution, reports the UK's Guardian. The poll found that one-quarter of British adults say that the theory of evolution is "definitely true" and another quarter say it is "probably true." Twenty-two percent favor creationism or intelligent design, while 10 percent chose young Earth creationism.

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Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports.

An analysis has examined the makeup of researchers on Twitter and what they share, Nature News reports.

At Stat News, Jim Kozubek argues that the Broad Institute is pushing the boundary of what a nonprofit is.

In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.