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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NPR reports that with medical data being big business, some companies want to get patients involved.

The Asbury Park Press reports on the startup Genomic Prediction's test to determine an embryo's risk of disease.

In PNAS this week: optical mapping allows glimpse of structural variants, disease-linked GATA2 mutations boosts its protein activity, and more.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.