This Week in Science

In Science this week there is a news story describing a website aimed at discrediting people who deny that HIV causes AIDS. This site, aidstruth.org, was launched by activists, clinicians, and researchers to change the previous policy of ignoring the denialists, says the piece. The site links to scientific reports and publishes critiques.

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Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: gut microbiome influences liver cancer growth, spread; and more.