This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: whole-genome haplotyping approach, and more.

FDA Eyes 'Three-Parent' Babies

FDA looks at human genetic modification for IVF.

Risk Reduction

A new study indicates that preventive oophorectomy in BRCA carriers could reduce disease risk by some 80 percent.

Drop by Drop

Efforts focus on making diagnosing diseases like cancer easier.

This Week in Genome Biology

In Genome Biology this week: genetics of altitude adaptation in Ethiopians, epigenetic signatures of aging, and more.

Annals of Balderdash

If an article looks like nonsense, it may be computer generated.

Data-Sharing Ready

Journal publisher PLOS updates its data-sharing policy to require authors to make data available immediately upon publication.

In the Teeth

Researchers characterize the oral microbiome of skeletons dating back about a thousand years.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: transcriptional variability in T-cells, inbreeding-related declines in fitness detectable by genome-wide measures, and more.

Improving on Linnaeus

Virginia Tech researchers propose a genome similarity-based classification scheme.

Dog Database to Limit Droppings

Naples turns to a DNA database to limit the amount of dog droppings on city sidewalks.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: inverse comorbidity of central nervous system diseases, cancer; gut microbe changes in HIV patients; and more.

Genes of Risk

Variants in one gene have been linked to risk-taking behaviors, the New York Times reports.