This Week in Nature

As Daniel MacArthur notes at his blog, Genetic Future, "The latest issue of Nature contains an embarrassment of riches for those of us interested in personal genomics." First up, a news story by Kelly Rae Chi checks into how successful genome-wide association studies have been in finding common variants.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.