A US federal grand jury has indicted Theranos' Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh Balwani for alleged wire fraud, as 360Dx reports. It adds that Holmes also stepped down as the company's CEO Friday.

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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.

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

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