Many women like Amy Seitz are turning to cell-free fetal DNA screening instead of the traditional, though more invasive, procedures like amniocentesis or chorionic villus sampling to look for fetal chromosomal abnormalities, NPR reports.
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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.