In the last fiscal quarter of 2013 Myriad Genetics' business faced some challenges, although one wouldn't know it by looking at the company's earnings.

In May, actress Angelina Jolie wrote in a New York Times editorial about her decision to get a preventive double mastectomy after learning she harbored BRCA mutations. In the same piece, she mentioned that the cost of BRCA testing is more than $3,000 in the US and "remains an obstacle for many women."

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Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.