This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, bioethicist Nita Farahany and geneticist Robert Green argue that there is no evidence that consumer genetic testing causes distress, making the US Food and Drug Administration's recent order that direct-to-consumer testing firm 23andMe stop marketing its personal genomics services unwarranted.

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In PNAS this week: human cytomegalovirus diversity, patterns of homologous recombination in E. coli, and more.

US lawmakers are considering eliminating the medical devices tax that is part of the Affordable Care Act.

Two research teams in China home in on a gene that gives rice a long, slender shape.

Marcia McNutt, the editor-in-chief of Science, has been nominated to become president of the US National Academy of Sciences.