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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 Guardian reports that the Mammalian Genetics Unit at the Harwell Institute is to close.

Scientific research itself contributes to plastic waste and isn't very sustainable, FiveThirtyEight reports.

Restaurants in the US may soon serve AquaBounty's genetically modified salmon, according to the Associated Press.

In Science this week: three studies from the Ruminant Genome Project, and more.