The President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology recently published a new report with seemingly simple recommendations to improve the state of science education in the US, reports ScienceInsider's Jeffrey Mervis. But educators say the recommendations are deceptively simple, and will actually be challenging to implement.

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Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.

Genetic genealogy has led to an arrest in another cold case, dating back to 1987.

In PLOS this week: mutation in second gene widens clinical symptoms of people with ADD3 mutations, comparative genomic analysis of Pseudovibrio, and more.

Wired reports that 23andMe is trying to bolster its outside collaborations.