Some 80 percent of Americans support at least a 20 percent increase in funding for cancer research, according to Stat News. That, it notes, is about the amount that President Barack Obama has requested for the new cancer moonshot initiative.
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Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.
A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.
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A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.