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Students in Puerto Rico are studying the DNA of their fellow residents to study disease and other traits in the population, LiveScience reports. The students are collecting spit samples from people at public sites across the island.

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In Science this week: genetic target for urothelial bladder cancer treatment, and more.

At the Conversation, the University of Oxford's Michael Macklay writes that learning genetic risk of disease is a personal decision.

Two dozen scientific organizations have endorsed the March for Science, according to ScienceInsider.

Researchers in Japan describe a chimpanzee with a chromosomal abnormality similar to human Down syndrome, Mashable reports.