The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology's Joseph Haywood tells the US National Institute of Health's Lawrence Tabak in a letter that, while the organization applauds NIH's efforts to ensure research reproducibility, it considers the guidelines it has developed to be premature, inflexible, and likely to introduce burdensome paperwork on peer reviewers.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

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.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

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