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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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In Science this week: genetic target for urothelial bladder cancer treatment, and more.

At the Conversation, the University of Oxford's Michael Macklay writes that learning genetic risk of disease is a personal decision.

Two dozen scientific organizations have endorsed the March for Science, according to ScienceInsider.

Researchers in Japan describe a chimpanzee with a chromosomal abnormality similar to human Down syndrome, Mashable reports.