This Week in Science

The Gonzo Scientist series reappears in Science this week. This time John Bohannon reports on an upcoming conference that will take place in the World of Warcraft from May 9th to 11th. "Anyone with an Internet connection can take part, from anywhere in the world.

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A former Penn State Hershey Medical Center staffer has admitted to lying about skipping mandatory steps of genetic cancer tests he performed, the Associated Press reports.

The genome of a rare, red bat suggests that its effective population size has been in decline for thousands of years, according to a PLOS One study.

In Nature this week: investigation into the genetics of medulloblastoma, and more.

A project in the UK is to use genomic selection to speed spruce tree growth, according to Innovators Magazine.