On The Daily Show the other night, John Oliver says that President Obama's science-oriented approach ends "the war on science -- the one war we were actually winning." Oliver also channels former President George W. Bush, adding that "science with its rational methodology and fact-based process undermines the American way of life."

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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.