Want to know the best cities in the world to do research? Over at the Physics arXiv blog, KFC might have an answer. Lutz Bornmann at the Max Planck Society in Munich and the University of Amsterdam's Loet Leydesdorff have come up with a new approach for "evaluating the scientific performance of cities," KFC says.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.