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Peer Review Problems

The most common problem that two-thirds of scientists have with the peer review process is reviewer incompetence, says the Chronicle of Higher Education. A recent survey asked environmental researchers at NIH about unethical behavior they encountered during the peer review process. The study was non-random (the authors call it "exploratory"), yet highlights some grievances with the process.

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Mainichi reports that 43 percent of Japanese individuals said they did not want to eat agricultural products that had been modified using gene-editing tools.

Two US Department of Agriculture research departments are moving to the Kansas City area, according to the Washington Post.

Slate's Jane Hu compares some at-home genetic tests to astrology.

In PLOS this week: analysis of polygenic risk scores for skin cancer, chronic pain GWAS, and more.