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The genotyping test offered by 23andMe can reveal genetic quirks ranging from earwax type to Alzheimer's disease risk, notes Elizabeth Murphy at Fast Company. Murphy writes under a pseudonym as she recounts getting herself and her daughter tested by 23andMe.

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Science speaks with the University of Michigan's Jedidiah Carlson, who has tracked population genetic discussions at white nationalist sites.

Gene therapies could qualify for a faster US Food and Drug Administration approval process, according to Stat News.

NPR reports that the US House of Representatives has passed a bill to enable terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs.

In Genome Research this week: inversion variants mapped in human, non-human primate genomes; transcriptome profiling of maize, sorghum; and more.