The Next Einstein Initiative (NEI) is looking for a CEO, says TEDBlog. The initiative's goals are to build a network of postgraduate academic centers of excellence for math and science education in Africa. The CEO, of course, will manage and direct the development of the new program. Applications are due September 30.

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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.