This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, a team led by researchers from the Oregon Health and Sciences University reports the sequence of the gibbon genome, providing new insights into the evolution that helped these apes adapt to their jungle habitat. Part of the same superfamily as humans and great apes, gibbons are on the divide between Old World monkeys and great apes, and have a very large number of chromosomal rearrangements.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.