This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the National Human Genome Research Institute, and elsewhere describe findings from an analysis aimed at uncovering genetic and environmental interactions that affect susceptibility to colorectal cancer.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.