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An editorial calls for the United States to finish the behind-the-scenes negotiating surrounding the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2007. Passing this law, they say, will not only keep people's worries at bay but also promote further genetic research.

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New results from the NASA Twins Study indicate that the immune system may rev up when in space, the Washington Post reports.

Kelvin Droegemeier, the new science advisor, spoke at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting, Geekwire reports.

In PNAS this week: whole-genome assembly for the white shark, paper-based microfluidic method for detecting the malaria parasite, and more.

The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.