In an editorial, Nature discusses the dearth of South African scientists under 50 years old as well as black scientists. There is, though, good mentoring going on in South Africa that Nature wants to draw attention to by giving out awards.
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Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.
King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.
FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.
In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.