Bill Gates is stepping down as head of Microsoft in less than three months, and he has big plans for how he's going to spend his time, says this post at Wired. At a speech on Monday at the Institute for Systems Biology, Gates told the crowd that he would devote his full energy to his foundation and to encouraging technology and biology to get pharma to develop more drugs for infectious diseases in the developing world.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.