The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that would allow terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs, NPR reports. It adds that the "right-to-try" bill was already passed by the Senate and now is heading to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it into law.

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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

In Science this week: comparison of modern, historical rabbit exomes uncovers parallel evolution after myxoma virus exposure; and more.