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After eight years at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Thomas Cech is stepping down. While Cech led HHMI, its endownment grew by 60 percent and it established its own research campus, Janelia Farm. Cech will be returning to his lab at the University of Colorado, Boulder, to continue his work into telomerase.

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An opinion piece in the New York Times urges lawmakers to keep genetic protections in place.

Research funding in Canada is to remain mostly the same, ScienceInsider reports.

In Science this week: random DNA replication errors play role in cancer, and more.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation embarks on an open-access publishing path.