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Readers of the New York Times wrote in to the paper to add their two cents' worth about the nomination of Francis Collins as NIH director, particularly relating to Sam Harris' op-ed.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.