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Before you pony up for red snapper, better dust off your DNA fingerprinting kit. This New York Times story reports on a couple of high-school students who tested 60 samples of fish sold at restaurants and found that a quarter of those were mislabeled -- generally as a much more expensive kind of seafood than what was actually being served. The article adds:

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Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.

St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.

In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.