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An editorial from the University of Virginia's William Wulf and Anita Jones is encouraging scientists to serve, if called, in science and technology policy positions in the new US administration. "Without unrelenting oversight by individuals with technical expertise to ensure sound implementation, foolish actions will be taken," they warn.

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Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.

Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.

Researchers link genetic links between education and smoking and longevity.

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.