Actress Jennifer Lopez is working with NBC on a CRISPR-inspired television show, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
In Nature this week: modern European bison analysis, phased diploid genome assembly algorithms, and more.
Some 70 Nobel laureates endorse Hillary Clinton for US president, the New York Times reports.
When refrigerated, tomatoes' flavor metabolome and transcriptome change, a PNAS study finds.
Wired takes a look at Eric Schadt's efforts at Mount Sinai to gather ever-larger datasets.
In Cell this week: double-strand breaks in the mouse genome, metabolomic features of yeast deletion strains, and more.
The New York Times says Brexit could really hurt the UK's science community, and is making entrepreneurs think about leaving the country.
Vice President Biden has presented his final assessment as VP on the progress of the Cancer Moonshot program.
Scientific American says that when it comes to science, Donald Trump's views are "shockingly ignorant."
In PNAS this week: a single-molecule sequencing strategy, newly generated and steady-state transcripts in developing Arabidopsis thaliana seedlings, and more.
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative's recent $3 billion pledge for medical research is shining a spotlight on scientists who join together to advise science philanthropy.
Science Friday reports University of California, Davis, researchers have used gene editing to develop dairy cows that don't have horns.
Molecular autopsies may uncover genetic variants that caused death, but then again, they may not, the Atlantic writes.
In PLOS this week: genetic and environmental interactions that affect susceptibility to colorectal cancer, genetic diversity in ancient human head louse, and more.
Researchers unearth instances of horizontal gene transfer between bacteria used in making cheese, New Scientist reports.
A study appearing in Genetics of Danish high school students finds that the population of Denmark is rather homogenous.
In a new study, researchers find a genetic as well as environmental role in toddlers' picky eating.
In Science this week: approach to uncover recent changes in allele frequencies, and more.
Researchers describe using a CRISPR approach to edit the sickle cell gene in vitro, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Stanford University's John Ioannidis laments commercial influences on medical review articles at NPR.
New Australian guidelines discourage people from seeking genetic testing on their own, the Guardian reports.
In Nature this week: lack of diversity in genomic studies, and more.
IBM is to make its Watson technology available to its employees to identify what cancer treatments might work for them, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Researchers hope to increase the genetic diversity of bison in Minnesota, the Associated Press reports.
Nature News writes that efforts like ExAC are enabling researchers to call some seemingly disease-linked variants as benign.
Bitesize Bio's Gail Seigel offers some tips on running a low-budget lab.
The GRE isn't a good predictor of graduate school performance or productivity, according to two PLOS One studies.
Bitesize Bio has some advice for scientists ready to leave their current lab behind.
A trio of editors from the Nature family of journals describes what make a peer review a good one.