This week, Inside Higher Ed noted that of the 18 foreign associates and 72 new National Academy of Sciences inductees, only nine are women. Today, the UK's Royal Society announced its election of eight new foreign members and 44 new fellows — of whom five are women.
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An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.
Stat News reports that Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna is now being used to treat a wider array of patients.
In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.