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This Week in Nature

In this week’s Nature, researchers from California State University reported the reference genome of the marine phytoplankton Emiliania huxleyi — an ecologically important species given its impact on the global carbon cycle, driving either CO2 production or uptake, sequestration, and export to the deep ocean. The investigators’ analysis of different E.

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In Nature this week: variant linked to obesity risk in Samoans, health of cloned animals, and more.

Researchers explore using genome editing to treat inherited eye diseases, New Scientist reports.

Olympic athletes this summer will also undergo gene doping testing, according to Wired.

A study finds that the lower funding rate seen among women of color is more due to race than gender, according to BuzzFeed News.