We may love stupid pet tricks, but it turns out scientists hate stupid animal names. Now there's a hashtag for them. 

Started by marine biologist David Shiffman, #stupidcommonnames, is populated with the names of animals, as well as vegetation, used by the general public that scientists find confusing, misleading, or just plain dumb.

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Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.