By growing cells taken from patients' tumors and growing them in the lab into miniature versions of that tumor, doctors can use them to test which chemotherapy drug might be best for that patient, New Scientist reports.
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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.