Traditionally, undergraduate-level genetics courses begin with Mendel and his peas, and then move on to other concepts in roughly the same order in which they were discovered. But such an approach is increasingly considered outdated.
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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.
DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.
The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.
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