Much of what is known about drugs — whether they work and what side effects they may cause — is based on published clinical trial research, but some findings get swept under the rug, writes Julia Belluz at Vox. This means, she adds, that people have a skewed view of evidence undergirding much of clinical practice.

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Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.

Genetic genealogy has led to an arrest in another cold case, dating back to 1987.

In PLOS this week: mutation in second gene widens clinical symptoms of people with ADD3 mutations, comparative genomic analysis of Pseudovibrio, and more.

Wired reports that 23andMe is trying to bolster its outside collaborations.