A report has found "little improvement" in elementary and secondary science education in the United States since 2005, and that that is adversely affecting the economy, according to USA Today. The "Rising Above the Gathering Storm" report found that math and science education in the US ranks 48th in the world. Employers, then, are looking elsewhere for qualified workers.

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering using DNA tests to determine relatedness between adult and child migrants, the Daily Caller reports.

Bloomberg reports that Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics plans to offer a treatment it is developing under the "right to try" law for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

In Nature this week: expansion of disease-resistance genes among long-lived oak trees, and more.

In a proof-of-concept study, researchers report being able to determine age from dried bloodstains, Discover's D-brief blog reports.