A Scientific American reporter was recently schooled in "WASP conventions" over dinner at Manhattan's The River Club with James Watson, the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's Jan Witkowski, and the CSHL Press' Alex Gann. As Witkowski and Gann "share Watson's sense of humor, his appetite for gossip, and most of his research interests ...

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering using DNA tests to determine relatedness between adult and child migrants, the Daily Caller reports.

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