At Adaptive Complexity, Michael White writes that the problem with some — and he emphasizes some — computational biologists is that they "aren't biologists at heart." He points to a PNAS paper from a group at Virginia Tech that also takes a jab at computational biologists.

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Genetic ancestry testing can affect a person's sense of identity, the New York Times Magazine writes.

Nebula Genomics is launching its genome sequencing service for free for people who provide certain information about themselves, the Boston Globe reports.

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