This Week in Science

In this week's Science, the University of Cambridge's Robert Wallach discusses the importance of postdoctoral researchers to universities and calls for greater support for their career development, particularly within academia. "Despite their enormous career potential, postdocs need deeper and more complex opportunities while still employed by their universities to achieve their personal potential," he writes in an editorial.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.