At In the Pipeline, Derek Lowe offers some nice advice on what to do if you’re a chemist who’s been laid off — or simply looking for a career change. Clinical development, patent law, or science writing are just a few areas where chemists can apply their skills without actually having to be at the bench, he writes.

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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.