"I'm not a bad geneticist. My rather simple family kept my own genetic secret for over half a century," Paul Nurse tells the World Science Festival. The video's 10 minutes long but worth every laugh. More here:
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Researchers tie a variant in ADAMTS3 to breathing difficulties in dissimilar dog breeds, according to Discover's D-brief blog.
The Japan Times reports that researchers sequenced the genome of a woman who lived during the Jomon period.
Parents of children with rare genetic disease have to contend with shifts in the interpretation of genetic variants, the Wall Street Journal reports.
In Science this week: single-nucleus RNA sequencing of brain tissue from individuals with autism, and more.