This Week in Science

In Science Express this week, a team led by researchers at the University of California, Davis, report new details about the origin of de novo genes. They compared the gene expression in Drosophila melagonaster with that in a population of uncharacterized inbred flies.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.