Scientific ideas like genetically modified organisms, climate change, and the lack of connection between vaccines and autism haven't fully caught on with the greater public, and David Skorton, the president of Cornell University writes at Scientific American that scientists need to be better communicators.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.