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This Week in Science

In this week's Science, an international team of researchers report on the identification of genetic variants associated with the amount of school completed by Caucasian individuals. The scientists conducted a genome-wide association study and found three mutations at specific parts of the genome that appeared to correlate with educational attainment.

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In PNAS this week: genome sequencing study of Yakutian horses, tardigrade genome, and more.

A guest post at Retraction Watch discusses what funders can do to improve research reproducibility.

Researchers report in Nature this week that farming led to genomic adaptations in humans.

The FDA argues that it needs to evaluate the safety and efficacy of laboratory-developed tests, a proposal that divides Republicans.