This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, an international team of researchers led by the Broad Institute's Kerstin Lindblad-Toh report on the genomic sequence of the African coelacanth Latimeria chalumnae, which is part of a lineage of lobe-finned fish thought until the 1930s to have become extinct millions of years ago.

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Direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies have offered to test families separated at the southern US border, but that raises ethical issues.

CNBC reports that confirming a positive result from 23andMe's BRCA health report can be expensive.

The New York Times reports on a project to develop a tree DNA database to uncover illegal logging.

In PLOS this week: links between gut microbiome and colorectal cancer mutations, targeted sequencing uncovers genetic susceptibilities to epilepsy in Koreans, and more.