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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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In Nature this week: genetic history of HIV in the US, and more.

There are a few projects aimed at addressing the lack of diversity in genomic research, Technology Review reports.

A national assessment shows that US students lag in the sciences, but suggests that achievement gaps are narrowing.

Harvard's George Church discusses HGP-write with the Journal of the American Medical Association.