This Week in Science

In this week's Science, a team of Stanford University-led researchers presents a new theory to explain gene redundancy, suggesting that new genes that duplicate the activity of others persist because they are downregulated to match the expression levels of single-copy genes.

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CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.