This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, scientists from Uppsala University report on the sequencing of the genomes of two species of flycatchers, providing insights into the divergence of the birds' lineages and speciation in general. As lineages diverge, a combination of reproductive isolation barriers arises.

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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.