Eh, Sure

There's been some doubt as to the accuracy of some forensic science approaches, but Scientific American's Steve Mirsky reports that a judge speaking at a recent meeting says that they are still being used because they are "better than nothing."

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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.

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