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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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The Japan Times reports that researchers sequenced the genome of a woman who lived during the Jomon period.

Parents of children with rare genetic disease have to contend with shifts in the interpretation of genetic variants, the Wall Street Journal reports.

In Science this week: single-nucleus RNA sequencing of brain tissue from individuals with autism, and more.