This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, the 1,000 Genomes Project Consortium reports results from its pilot phase, which included three projects: "low-coverage whole-genome sequencing of 179 individuals from four populations, high-coverage sequencing of two mother-father-child trios, and exon-targeted sequencing of 697 individuals from seven populations." In its paper, the 1,000 Genomes team shares the "location, allele frequency and local haplotype structure of approximately 15 million SNPs, 1 milli

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering using DNA tests to determine relatedness between adult and child migrants, the Daily Caller reports.

Bloomberg reports that Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics plans to offer a treatment it is developing under the "right to try" law for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

In Nature this week: expansion of disease-resistance genes among long-lived oak trees, and more.

In a proof-of-concept study, researchers report being able to determine age from dried bloodstains, Discover's D-brief blog reports.