This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, an international team presents a reference genome for the eucalyptus tree Eucalyptus grandis. They also report a comparison of the genome to sequences from forest trees and domesticated woody plants, and re-sequenced plants from both E. grandis and a sister species grown in temperate climates.

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Researchers have treated an X-linked genetic disease affecting three babies in utero, Stat News reports.

The Associated Press reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is beefing up sequencing as a tool to investigate foodborne illnesses.

Researchers have sequenced samples from ancient toilets to study past eating habits and health, NPR reports.

In Nature this week: ash dieback disease fungal genome, and more.