This Week in Nature

In a paper published online in advance in Nature this week, researchers at the Genome Institute of Singapore and their colleagues show that the transcription factor PRDM14 regulates the expression of POU5FI, a pluripotency gene, in human embryonic stem cells.

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Parabon NanoLabs is partnering with law enforcement to use genetic genealogy approaches to solve cold cases, Buzzfeed News reports.

A Columbia University-led team used emergency contact information from medical records to create family trees and estimate disease heritability.

In Science this week: ancient Southeast Asian genomes provide insight on human migration, and more.

NPR says a new report recommends that former research chimpanzees should be moved to retirement sanctuaries unless that move would shorten their lives.