The case against the Florida student who was expelled and faced criminal charges over a science experiment has been dismissed, the Associated Press reports. Sixteen year-old Kiera Wilmot's experiment mixed toilet bowl cleaner and aluminum foil in a plastic water bottle, which led to a small amount of smoke and a popping noise.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.