To Know or Not?

Sophie Leggett watched her mother and her aunt struggle with early onset Alzheimer's disease, and although she has been tested to see whether she carries the presenilin 1 mutation linked to the disease in her family, Leggett doesn't want to know her results, writes Giulia Rhodes at the Guardian.

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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.