As the UK moves closer to its new deadline to leave the European Union — which Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said would occur by the end of October "do or die" — researchers worry that leaving without a deal could affect clinical cancer trials, the Guardian reports.
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The New York City Police Department will be removing DNA profiles from a local database if they are from people who were never convicted of a crime, the New York Times reports.
Science reports that accusations of sexual assault against a microbiome researcher has also led to questions about his academic certifications.
Wired reports that researchers are analyzing the DNA fish leave behind in water to study their populations.
In Science this week: comprehensive cellular map of the human thymus, evidence of admixture between the ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovan and a 'superarchaic' population.