The microbiome has been linked to a host of ailments, from ulcerative colitis to allergies, and efforts to harness the microbiome to correct these conditions are turning into a booming business, Mother Jones's Gabrielle Canon writes. But, she notes, the science may not be quite there.

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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.