In Science this week, a team led by researchers from Stanford University has shown that the well-known oncogene Myc promotes cancer cell survival by increasing expression of two proteins that prevent a patient's immune system from attacking tumors.
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Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.
King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.
FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.
In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.