A new study suggests that the lower funding rate seen among women of color is more due to their race than to their gender, BuzzFeed News reports. It adds that this finding is surprising, as women of color had previously been found to be in a "double bind" in the sciences — that they were at a double disadvantage because of both their race and their gender.

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Science speaks with the University of Michigan's Jedidiah Carlson, who has tracked population genetic discussions at white nationalist sites.

Gene therapies could qualify for a faster US Food and Drug Administration approval process, according to Stat News.

NPR reports that the US House of Representatives has passed a bill to enable terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs.

In Genome Research this week: inversion variants mapped in human, non-human primate genomes; transcriptome profiling of maize, sorghum; and more.