The Canada Border Services Agency is using DNA testing and ancestry testing to deport migrants, Vice reports.
A commentary argues against overturning Canada's anti-genetic discrimination law, CBC News reports.
In a survey, about half of Canadian government scientists say they still feel as though they cannot speak freely, ScienceInsider reports.
The Canadian government is asking for the constitutionality of the country's new anti-genetic discrimination law to be assessed, Bloomberg BNA reports.
An independent review panel calls on the Canadian government to increase its science funding by a billion dollars, according to Nature News.
Research funding in Canada is to remain mostly the same, ScienceInsider reports.
Canadian lawmakers pass a genetic non-discrimination bill, CBC News reports.
Canadian lawmakers are to vote tomorrow on the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act, the Canadian Press reports.
Canadian government researchers get a clause in their contract that gives them the right to talk about their work with the public, ScienceInsider reports.
The funding will support projects involving the use of genomic technologies to improve human health and agriculture, as well as to address key environmental challenges.
Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.
The New York Times reports that evidence linking trauma in one generation to epigenetic effects that influence subsequent generations may be overstated.
ScienceInsider reports that US National Institutes of Health researchers were told in the fall they could not obtain new human fetal tissue.
In PNAS this week: skin pigmentation evolution among KhoeSan, biomarkers for dengue virus progression, and more.