Those herbal supplements that promise to help you sleep or boost your memory often don't contain the herbs they are supposed to, the New York attorney general says.

An investigation conducted by the state attorney general's office used DNA barcoding to examine the contents of 78 bottles of herbal supplements from a dozen Wal-Mart, Target, Walgreens, and GNC stores in New York, the New York Times reports.

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Science speaks with the University of Michigan's Jedidiah Carlson, who has tracked population genetic discussions at white nationalist sites.

Gene therapies could qualify for a faster US Food and Drug Administration approval process, according to Stat News.

NPR reports that the US House of Representatives has passed a bill to enable terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs.

In Genome Research this week: inversion variants mapped in human, non-human primate genomes; transcriptome profiling of maize, sorghum; and more.