In its review of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics research grant awards, the US Government Accountability Office found no evidence of disparities in success rates by gender at the three agencies with enough data. But it also found that some agencies are not conducting required Title IX compliance reviews.

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An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.

Stat News reports that Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna is now being used to treat a wider array of patients.

In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.