This Week in Nature

In an advance, online publication of Nature this week, researchers describe the widespread transcription they observed at neuronal activity-regulated enhancers in their genome-wide sequencing experiment. The team observed that CBP, a transcriptional co-activator, bound to around 12,000 neuronal activity-regulated enhancers; they suggest that CBP may function to recruit RNA polymerase II.

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Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.

Genetic genealogy has led to an arrest in another cold case, dating back to 1987.

In PLOS this week: mutation in second gene widens clinical symptoms of people with ADD3 mutations, comparative genomic analysis of Pseudovibrio, and more.

Wired reports that 23andMe is trying to bolster its outside collaborations.