A blog post at Wired urges parents to get on the stick and start teaching their kids about evolution from a very early age, since public schools generally don't seem to do this job well. Taking cue from Swarthmore's Colin Purrington, the post lists books, blogs, and other resources where parents can get "kid-friendly" materials explaining evolution.

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering using DNA tests to determine relatedness between adult and child migrants, the Daily Caller reports.

Bloomberg reports that Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics plans to offer a treatment it is developing under the "right to try" law for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

In Nature this week: expansion of disease-resistance genes among long-lived oak trees, and more.

In a proof-of-concept study, researchers report being able to determine age from dried bloodstains, Discover's D-brief blog reports.