One tip that blogger Scicurious at Neurotic Physiology offers for getting out of academia is to just "get started." By that, she means that if you want to get into, for instance, writing or policy, to find a way to try it out and get experience.
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In PNAS this week: genomic study of group B Streptococcus evolution, selection on the X chromosome in great apes, and more.
Changing the fat and fiber content of people's diets affects their gut microbiome, metabolome, and colon cancer risk, researchers say.
Broken links are found throughout academic publications, and some services are trying to combat such link decay.
Nick Stockton at Wired says that a pause in studying genome-editing tools should be used to find a path forward.