Nancy Wexler, a neuropsychologist at Columbia University and expert in Huntington's disease, will receive an award this week from the Franklin Institute to honor her achievement in science and technology. The institute has been doling out these awards since 1824.

 

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National Geographic reports that marine mammals have lost a gene that could make them more susceptible to organophosphate damage.

NPR reports on Human Cell Atlas Consortium's effort to catalog all the different cell types within the human body.

The Union of Concerned Scientists surveyed US government scientists about Trump Administration policies and more, Science reports.

In PNAS this week: history and genetic diversity of the scarlet macaw, approach for predicting human flu virus evolution, and more.