GA4GH

The document is one of the early fruits of GA4GH Connect, a five-year initiative to better align the group's objectives with the key needs of the international genomic data community.

Objectives for this year include building a network of ELIXIR beacons, developing new features and security measures, and partnering with data owners.

In a statement, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says sexual harassment is "morally indefensible" and "unacceptable."

Octopuses might owe their intelligence to their liberal alterations to their genes, Cosmos reports.

Stat News and ProPublica report that African Americans are underrepresented in cancer clinical trials.

In Cell this week: genomic analysis of abdominal aortic aneurysm, effect of probiotics on the microbiome, and more.