Martin Mackay is leaving his spot as the head of research and development at Pfizer to join AstraZeneca, where he will serve in the same capacity, reports Fierce Biotech.

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Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

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