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The Wellcome Trust's Jeremy Farrar has always been on the move, Stat News reports. As a child, Farrar's family bounced around from Singapore to Cyprus, New Zealand, and Libya, among others, and now as the head of the Wellcome Trust, he can be found anywhere from Geneva to India or Malawi to Saudi Arabia.

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British Nobel laureates and Fields Medal winners warn that a 'hard' Brexit could harm science across the UK, the Guardian reports.

Vox reports on inequities in genetic research and efforts to address them.

The New York Times reports that Arizona State University's Lawrence Krauss is retiring following allegations of sexual misconduct.

In PNAS this week: de novo NUS1 mutations linked to Parkinson's disease risk, candidate hepatocellular carcinoma drivers, and more.