This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, researchers from Denmark report the discovery of a genetic variant that increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in people from Greenland, who stem from a small founder population and have a much higher rate of the disease than other populations.

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Science speaks with the University of Michigan's Jedidiah Carlson, who has tracked population genetic discussions at white nationalist sites.

Gene therapies could qualify for a faster US Food and Drug Administration approval process, according to Stat News.

NPR reports that the US House of Representatives has passed a bill to enable terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs.

In Genome Research this week: inversion variants mapped in human, non-human primate genomes; transcriptome profiling of maize, sorghum; and more.