In an effort to wean the city off its dependence on Wall Street, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is bringing the biotechnology industry to Brooklyn. The first tenant in the old Brooklyn Army Terminal, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, is to open its laboratory today.
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As the Canadian election season heats up, neither major party has really paid much attention to science, according to Nature News.
BBC News says the uncertainty over Brexit is affecting science funding in the UK.
A new app purports to tell users "how gay" they are by looking at their DNA, but experts tell Futurism that the app is bunk.
In Nature this week: human and great ape cerebral organoids reveal aspects of brain development unique to humans, and more.