This story originally ran on Oct. 14 and has been updated to include estimated 2010 ARRA revenues to some life-tool vendors.

By Tony Fong

For the past eight years, researchers at the University of Arizona have been studying how environmental factors may cause asthma in young children.

They collected cord blood and tracked the children since birth to try to figure out whether factors such as early exposure to certain allergens may help protect them from developing asthma later in life.

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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.

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