This Week in Cell

A bacterial endosymbiont living in some cicada insects appears to have split into two species that remain metabolically dependent on one another, each carrying genome sequences that complement one another to form a single complete genome. An American and Canadian research team took a comparative genomic and microscopic look at the Tettigades cicadas and their endosymbiont Hodgkinia cicadicola. The analysis revealed two separate H.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.