This Week in Nature

In a paper published online in advance in Nature this week, investigators at ETH Zürich's Institute of Molecular Biology and Biophysics report crystal structures for the Saccharomyces cerevisiae chromatin remodeling factor ISW1a "lacking its ATPase domain both alone and with DNA bound." In combining the composite X-ray and electron microscopy structures, and employing site-directed photocrosslinking analyses of these ISW1a complexes, the team found evidence that suggests "how a chromatin remodeling factor

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Researchers have treated an X-linked genetic disease affecting three babies in utero, Stat News reports.

The Associated Press reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is beefing up sequencing as a tool to investigate foodborne illnesses.

Researchers have sequenced samples from ancient toilets to study past eating habits and health, NPR reports.

In Nature this week: ash dieback disease fungal genome, and more.