IBM's Watson supercomputer has been pursuing a fellowship in treating leukemia patients at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, the Washington Post reports. There, it has been evolving from a program that spat out seemingly random treatments to one that suggests standard as well as experimental treatments, with varying probabilities of success, tailored to that patient.

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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.