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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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.