Actress and director Angelina Jolie's 2013 disclosure about having a BRCA1 variant that elevated her risk of breast and ovarian cancer and her decision to undergo a preventative double mastectomy increased public awareness regarding breast cancer treatment, according to a team of Austrian researchers.

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Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.