There's a generational divide on how Americans view certain scientific topics, the Associated Press reports, noting that other factors also influence the public's view of science.

The Pew Research Center surveyed 2,002 people last August on nearly two dozen scientific topics. They followed that survey up with some additionally polling.

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NPR reports that with medical data being big business, some companies want to get patients involved.

The Asbury Park Press reports on the startup Genomic Prediction's test to determine an embryo's risk of disease.

In PNAS this week: optical mapping allows glimpse of structural variants, disease-linked GATA2 mutations boosts its protein activity, and more.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.