Search for Why

After Prudence and Jon Marsh's two infants only lived hours, researchers at the University of California, Davis, set out to determine why, Stat News reports. Their daughter Teagan lived just two hours and died of what hospital staff said was likely an infection, and a year later, their son Jackson died after 13 hours due to acid build up.

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The Atlantic reports that genetic counselors are coping with an influx of patients seeking advice on their direct-to-consumer genetic test results.

A small study finds differences between three genomic prostate cancer tests, Medscape reports.

In Nature this week: shared genetic architecture for asthma and allergic diseases, and more.

A survey of Canadians finds them to be divided on genetically modified food, the Ottawa Citizen reports.