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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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.