Like always, the IgNobel Awards this year went to studies that leave you wondering why on earth someone would do that. They are awarded each year by the science humor magazine Annals of Improbable Research, and this year's ceremony took place last night.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.