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In this week's Science, a multi-institute team publishes the results of a study examining the impact of long-term spaceflight on human biology. The study compared NASA astronaut Scott Kelly — who spent nearly a year in orbit — with his twin brother Mark — a former astronaut who remained on Earth as a genetically matched control.

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The New York Times Magazine examines gender discrimination at the Salk Institute.

Science reports that MD Anderson Cancer Center has dismissed three researchers over foreign tie concerns.

A second death in gene therapy trial for type 1 spinal muscular atrophy is under investigation, according to Reuters.

In PLOS this week: antibiotic resistance patterns in Escherichia coli, a dozen genetic loci tied to varicose vein risk, and more.