NASA has announced that DNA has been sequenced for the first time in microgravity.
"Welcome to systems biology in space," astronaut Kate Rubins, who conducted the experiments onboard the International Space Station, says in a NASA press release.
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Researchers describe a way to share data while keeping it secure, Agence France Presse reports.
In Science this week: genetic mutations typically associated with esophageal cancer are common in older, healthy individuals, and more.
India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.
A new study links more than a hundred genes to autism spectrum disorder, Discover's D-brief blog reports.