This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, an international team led by researchers from Radboud University Medical Center report data suggesting that whole-genome sequencing can diagnose severe intellectual disability in newborns even when standard tests come back negative. The scientists performed genome-wide sequencing in 50 patients with severe intellectual disability and their unaffected parents.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.