This Week in Nature

In a paper published online in advance in Nature Genetics this week, a team led by investigators at Baylor College of Medicine reports its quantification of mRNA copy-number statistics from 20 E. coli promoters — via single-molecule fluorescence in situ hybridization — for the purpose of characterizing the general properties of transcriptional time series in the bacterium.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.