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A British man has been shedding live poliovirus in his stool for the past 28 years, researchers say. The man has an autoimmune disorder that appears to have kept him from clearing the weakened virus contained in the oral polio vaccine he received as a child from his system.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.