The identification of four new candidate risk genes for Alzheimer’s disease by researchers from the Alzheimer’s Genome Project increases the chances that scientists may soon develop genetically targeted therapies and predictive tests.
 
But holding up such innovations is the lack of a reliable algorithm that can analyze protective and risk genes to determine patients’ chances of developing the disease, according to a senior study author.
 

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Mary Beckerle has been removed as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute in what one researcher refers to as a "coup," ScienceInsider reports.

Bill Gates tells the Telegraph that bioterrorism is a serious risk.

The March for Science is to take place tomorrow, and supporters are tapping their creative energies to create placards to carry.

CBS News reports that the White House Science Fair is to continue under President Donald Trump.