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When babies are born in California, as in a number of states, specimens are collected for testing to determine whether the infant has a disorder that needs to be treated right away, but as CBS News reports, these samples are stored, sold for outside research, and may be being used for more than that.

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The Associated Press reports that the US government wasted $341,000 on travel by former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

Women who post YouTube science videos get more critical comments and more comments about their appearance than male video hosts, the New York Times reports.

The Wall Street Journal writes that participating in genetic research brings up the specter of past research ethics lapses for some African Americans.

In PLOS this week: sequences influencing yeast prion aggregation or degradation, dengue virus genetic variants affect transmission dynamics, and more.