This Week in Nature

In a paper published online in advance in Nature this week, an international team led by investigators at the University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences in Tehran, Iran, report their use of "homozygosity mapping, exon enrichment and next-generation sequencing" on 136 consanguineous families with autosomal-recessive intellectual disability.

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CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.