Bloomberg – Scott Gottlieb, a former deputy commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is President Donald Trump’s leading choice to head the agency, according to people familiar with the matter.
GenomeWeb – Supporters of the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act are concerned over H.R. 1313, which they say would dismantle the hard-won protections that individuals currently have restricting employers' ability to access their genetic data.
The Hill – The HBO show Westworld exploits and exacerbates natural anxieties about artificial intelligence, warning of a world where humans are left jobless, powerless and at the mercy of robots. In reality, we should welcome AI. It’s not that scary and it’s already improving our lives.
Medical News Today – A new study suggests that there may be more uses for caffeine than simply providing a morning fix. It has the potential to protect against dementia and other neurodegenerative disorders.
The Columbus Dispatch – Last year, Congress passed a law requiring that foods containing genetically modified ingredients reveal that on their labels. But the debate over the label's wording could prove as contentious as the fight over genetically modified organisms themselves.