This Week in Science

In Science this week, Harold Varmus has co-written an editorial looking at President Obama's new policies on stem cell research and scientific integrity. In order to protect against misinformation, manipulation, and coercion on the part of the government, scientists must chip in.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.