This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, researchers report the genome sequences for a monozygotic twin pair — discordant for multiple sclerosis — as well as mRNA transcriptome and epigenome sequences of CD4+ lymphocytes from three MS-discordant, monozygotic twin pairs.

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Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.

Researchers report that while host genetics influence the oral microbiome, they don't appear to affect cavity-causing microbes, the Economist says.

Pandas' gut microbiomes change as what they eat changes with the seasons, writes Discover's Inkfish blog.

In PLOS this week: comparative genomic study of malaria-linked macaque parasite, search for apple root reference genes, and more.