This Week in Nature

An editorial calls for the United States to finish the behind-the-scenes negotiating surrounding the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2007. Passing this law, they say, will not only keep people's worries at bay but also promote further genetic research.

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Researchers have treated an X-linked genetic disease affecting three babies in utero, Stat News reports.

The Associated Press reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is beefing up sequencing as a tool to investigate foodborne illnesses.

Researchers have sequenced samples from ancient toilets to study past eating habits and health, NPR reports.

In Nature this week: ash dieback disease fungal genome, and more.