Genetic testing is underused, even in families with a history of certain cancers, reports News@JAMA. A team of French researchers examined about 240,000 patient records from cancer centers in France. While the researchers found that BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene testing about tripled between 2003 and 2011, testing rates for other cancer-predisposing genes remained low.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.