As researchers are lauded this week with the announcements of this year's Nobel laureates, Vinay Prasad from Oregon Health and Science University argues at the New York Times that such prizes honor researchers who least need such recognition and downplay how advances in science build upon one another.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.