This Week in Science

In this week's Science, Alan Leshner argues for a re-evaluation of the structure of graduate education in science. He notes that fewer than half of new PhDs in the field will not end up pursuing careers in academia despite the focus on graduate training on such a goal, highlighting the need for the current education system to adopt new programs that address the career needs of today's students.

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Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.