President Donald Trump plans to continue the White House Science Fair, a tradition started during the Obama administration, CBS News reports.

It notes that there had been doubts as to whether the fair would continue because of some of the Trump administration's views on science and support for cutting science funding.

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A former Penn State Hershey Medical Center staffer has admitted to lying about skipping mandatory steps of genetic cancer tests he performed, the Associated Press reports.

The genome of a rare, red bat suggests that its effective population size has been in decline for thousands of years, according to a PLOS One study.

In Nature this week: investigation into the genetics of medulloblastoma, and more.

A project in the UK is to use genomic selection to speed spruce tree growth, according to Innovators Magazine.