Liquid biopsies are offering earlier and easier insights into patients' cancers, the Associated Press reports. These tests capture bits of cancer cells or DNA that have broken off from the tumor and are circulating in the blood.
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The New York Times profiles 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki and describes how she bounced back from a bad year.
Fotis Kafatos, the founding president of the European Research Council, has died, according to the Associated Press.
In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of honeybee disease, microRNA profiles of people with lupus nephritis, and more.
The Verge's Angela Chen tried out a gene test for fitness advice, but didn't learn much new information.