"Never Imagined"

The University of California, Berkeley's Jennifer Doudna tells Newsweek that it's been five years since she and her colleagues reported in Science on the CRISPR gene-editing system, but that she "never imagined back then that I would be reading this headline in the New York Times this week."

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.