This Week in Nature

In a paper published online in advance in Nature Genetics this week, researchers in China and Denmark describe genome-wide signatures of genetic diversity and selection in 17 wild and 14 cultivated soybean genomes, which they re-sequenced at an average depth of approximately 5x and more than 90 percent coverage. The wild soybean genomes, the team reports, show higher allelic diversity than the cultivated ones.

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The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.

Stat News reports that Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna is now being used to treat a wider array of patients.

In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.

360Dx reports that the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services would cover next-generation sequencing-based cancer panel tests.