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In this week's Science, an international research team publishes a study tracking a recent yellow fever outbreak in Brazil from its origins in non-human primates (NHPs) to its transition to humans. The investigators first confirmed a delay in confirmed cases of the yellow fever in humans compared with NHPs, and discovered that people living or working in forested areas — where infected mosquitoes could feed on both NHPs and humans — were at the greatest risk for the disease.

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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.