This Week in Nature

In a Nature paper published online in advance this week, investigators at the University of California, Irvine, and the University of Southern California present a "genome-wide analysis of a long-term evolution experiment with Drosophila." The team re-sequenced the genomes of Drosophila populations that have gone through more than 600 generations of artificial selection for accelerated development.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.