Testing Less Likely

Women with breast or ovarian cancer in medically underserved regions of the Southeast rarely get sent for recommended BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic testing, Nashville Public Radio reports.

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Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.