This Week in Nature

In a paper published online in Nature this week, a team led by investigators at the University of California, Los Angeles, reports its use of gene co-expression network analysis to identify "differences in transcriptome organization between autistic and normal brain." Furthermore, using RNA-seq and a published genome-wide association study for autism, the team found evidence to support the involvement of the neuronal specific splicing factor A2BP1 and other known susceptibility g

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CNBC reports that Amazon invested in the startup Grail as it sees an opportunity for its cloud computing company in genomics.

Lawrence Krauss writes at Slate that science is needed for good public policy and should not be ignored.

Researchers are working on re-making the yeast genome from scratch, according to the Associated Press.

In Cell this week: functional profiling of Plasmodium genome, a self-inactivating rabies virus, and more.