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The challenge of understanding protein folding has led researchers to try several methods, including developing online games like Foldit. Researchers at the University of California, Irvine, are taking another approach — they are "wiretapping" enzymes so that they can listen as the proteins unfold, reports Popular Science's Rebecca Boyle.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.