This Week in Nature

In a paper published online in advance in Nature this week, a research collaboration headed up by investigators at Children's Hospital Boston shows that somatic TET2 mutations, which are common in myelodysplastic syndromes, compromise catalytic activity in the conversion of 5-methylcytosine to 5-hydroxymethylcytosine in DNA.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.