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Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center sequenced the gypsy moth genome, Lymantria dispar, to try to uncover differences between the flightless European gypsy moth and the Asian gypsy moth, which can fly, as they report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The European gypsy moth, L. dispar dispar was introduced accidentally to North America where it has contributed to forest defoliation.

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The former commissioner of the FDA has returned to the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates as a special partner on the healthcare investment team.

Astronauts have edited yeast genes on the International Space Station in an experiment designed to show how cells repair themselves in space.

Emory University has found that two of its researchers failed to divulge they had received funds from China, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

In Science this week: influence of the nuclear genome on human mitochondrial DNA, and more.