This Week in Science

Science's Gonzo Scientist column returns with John Bohannon recounting the "Dance Your PhD" competition that took place in Austria. The online version goes into more detail -- each contestant also had time to describe his or her PhD work -- and has video. You don't want to miss Josef Penninger ("Analysis of thymic nurse cells in the chicken") doing the chicken dance.

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American scientists find themselves once again warning the Trump administration not to dismiss science, the New Yorker report.

A new study suggests CRISPR could be used to save coral reefs from dying off, Forbes reports.

Researchers have found that the i-motif shape of DNA previously observed in the lab also exists in human cells, and that it may serve a purpose.

In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.