On the heels of Angelina Jolie's revelation that she underwent a preventive double mastectomy, a Navigenics founder is taking aim at Myriad Genetics' price for its BRACAnalysis test.

In an op-ed piece appearing in the New York Times, David Agus also calls for legislative changes to bar healthcare companies from having monopolies on technologies that have life and death implications.

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In Science this week: self-assembly of DNA components in solution, and more.

Genetics and Molecular Research retracts two gastric cancer papers for being "substantially equal" to other papers, according to Retraction Watch.

A new analysis indicates that the Ebola virus behind the current West African outbreak is mutating at about the same rate as other Ebola viruses.

With the launch of Scott Kelly into space today, the study of him and his earthbound brother to disentangle the effects of life in space from the effects of genetics kicks off.