Research teams in Australia and Texas tell MIT's Technology Review that they've engineered mice with so that, when introduced into the wild, they would reduce the local invasive rodent population and help protect seabirds.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.