In the UK's Times, Mark Henderson writes that primary care physicians have largely been trained to recognize Mendelian disorders and are not ready for the onslaught of "fuzzy" results from genetic scans. "These are going to be difficult issues for GPs to explore in ten-minute consultations.

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Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

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