The thought of US researchers leaving to pursue scientific opportunities elsewhere is what keeps National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins up at night, writes Jeanne Whalen at the Wall Street Journal's Pharmalot blog.
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Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.
King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.
FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.
In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.