An international team of researchers reports on the CLARITY Challenge to determine best practices for using genomic tools to diagnose genetic disease in Genome Biology. Thirty international groups analyzed DNA samples from three families afflicted with heritable genetic disorders to identify the disease-causing variants and report their results in a clinically useful way.

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US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

A team of researchers plans to sample Loch Ness for environmental DNA, according to Newsweek.

The New York Times writes about the appearance of mosaicism in healthy people.

In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.