Near the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting in Boston, researchers rallied behind science, the Associated Press and others report.

"We're really trying to send a message today to Mr. Trump that America runs on science, science is the backbone of our prosperity and progress," Geoffrey Supran, a postdoc at Harvard University and MIT, tells the AP.

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Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.

Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.

Researchers link genetic links between education and smoking and longevity.

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.