Oh, the Expectations

At Newsweek's Human Condition blog, Mary Carmichael delves into the business of genetics. She notes that a new paper in Nature Genetics on a gene mutation that increases bladder cancer risk is from researchers at Decode Genetics, which she notes has had a tough time of late with bankruptcy, a New England Journal of Medicine

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An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.

Stat News reports that Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna is now being used to treat a wider array of patients.

In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.