For Better Eating

While most people could stand to eat more healthfully, Bloomberg reports that David Leung was inspired to make changes to his diet following a genetic test that showed he was at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Because of its findings, he tells Bloomberg that he's been eating less rice and more fish.

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Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.