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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Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.

The New York Times reports that evidence linking trauma in one generation to epigenetic effects that influence subsequent generations may be overstated.

ScienceInsider reports that US National Institutes of Health researchers were told in the fall they could not obtain new human fetal tissue.

In PNAS this week: skin pigmentation evolution among KhoeSan, biomarkers for dengue virus progression, and more.