While physicists have been sharing pre-publication results for some time, biologists have been slower to follow suit, but they are increasingly embracing preprints, Wired reports.
It notes that when BioRxiv began in 2013, about 50 papers were added each month and that that figure is now 1,000 papers a month.
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Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.
King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.
FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.
In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.