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Within the Bounds

A paper appearing in Gut earlier this week reports that exercise can influence the gut microbiome, though others in the field argue that these findings may be correlation rather than causation.

In the study, researchers from University College Cork and elsewhere compared the gut microbiomes of professional rugby players and male controls of similar age and physical size from similar areas.

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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.