President Barack Obama has nominated Robert Califf, a cardiologist and researcher at Duke University, to be the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, the Washington Post reports.
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Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.
A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.
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A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.