Long-Lived Men

Researchers have found a genetic variant linked to longer life among men, the New York Times reports.

In lower organisms, growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor 1 signaling both regulate lifespan, leading an Albert Einstein College of Medicine-led team of researchers to suspect that a deletion in the growth hormone receptor gene might influence longevity among people.

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A draft bill released by the US House of Representatives appropriations committee would increase the 2019 National Institutes of Health budget by 3 percent.

Bloomberg looks into privacy issues raised by law enforcement's use of genetic genealogy sites.

NBC News reports on the Earth BioGenome Project, which aims to sequence all eukaryotic life on Earth.

In Science this week: environmental DNA can help in studies of marine animals, and more.