This Week in Science

French researchers and science labor unions are protesting a proposed restructuring of the National Center for Scientific Research that would create eight new institutes. Opponents say that is tantamount to dismantling the scientific body, but proponents say it will lead to an institute to unify the life sciences in France.

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The Atlantic reports that genetic counselors are coping with an influx of patients seeking advice on their direct-to-consumer genetic test results.

A small study finds differences between three genomic prostate cancer tests, Medscape reports.

In Nature this week: shared genetic architecture for asthma and allergic diseases, and more.

A survey of Canadians finds them to be divided on genetically modified food, the Ottawa Citizen reports.