The number of genetic counselors in the US isn't keeping pace with the demand for genetic counseling, NPR's Morning Edition reports.

After Erika Stallings decided to seek genetic testing to see if she was at increased risk of developing breast cancer — her mother had breast cancer and was found to have a BRCA2 mutation — she encountered a five-month wait to speak with a genetic counselor.

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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.