Quiescent stem cells have a permissive chromatin state, and as they age, epigenetic changes may accumulate and lead to functional changes, report researchers from Stanford University in Cell Reports.
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Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.
King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.
FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.
In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.