The Next Step

As The Cancer Genome Atlas effort to profile some 10,000 tumors winds down, researchers are contemplating their next move, Nature News writes. Should more sequencing be done, or should the mutations the project identified be explored in depth?

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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.