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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Oxford Nanopore Technologies is looking into dual listings in London and Hong Kong, according to the South China Morning Post.

The New York Times looks into medical research funding in the US and how the grant system might not be funding the best work.

US lawmakers proposed increasing the National Science Foundation budget, including its facilities account, Science reports.

In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.