FOXG1 mutations are exceptionally rare — only about 300 people in the world are known to have the syndrome — but in an against-all-odds twist, one of the few people who is studying the syndrome learned a few years ago that her daughter has it.

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British Nobel laureates and Fields Medal winners warn that a 'hard' Brexit could harm science across the UK, the Guardian reports.

Vox reports on inequities in genetic research and efforts to address them.

The New York Times reports that Arizona State University's Lawrence Krauss is retiring following allegations of sexual misconduct.

In PNAS this week: de novo NUS1 mutations linked to Parkinson's disease risk, candidate hepatocellular carcinoma drivers, and more.