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This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, researchers from Harvard University and Cornell University report on a method to study epistasis, the non-additive interactions between alleles that has been suggested to be involved in shaping population fitness. Noting that epistasis for fitness should also have a "genomic footprint," the researchers developed an approach to capture this signal based on detecting genotype ratio distortion as a sign of epistasis.

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