There are a number of efforts aimed at increasing the number of women in science and technology fields, but Salon's Amanda Marcotte writes that these programs might not be having the desired effect because they don't change the conditions that lead women to leave.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.