NEW YORK, April 5 - Several months ago, after announcing the completion of the sequencing of the human genome, Craig Venter, president of Celera, stated that his next feat would be to tackle the human proteome.

But this week Venter appeared to be announcing a new focus for his industrial-sized proteomics effort, as he downplayed the importance of the proteome.

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Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.

Genetic genealogy has led to an arrest in another cold case, dating back to 1987.

Wired reports that 23andMe is trying to bolster its outside collaborations.

In PLOS this week: mutation in second gene widens clinical symptoms of people with ADD3 mutations, comparative genomic analysis of Pseudovibrio, and more.