A research duo examined the factors that that influence college students' decisions to pursue science majors. As the pair reports in the NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, while many women who enter college with a science major in mind ultimately chose other fields of study, some women who started out undecided later chose a science major.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.