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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Genetic ancestry testing led one woman to learn that her father and another baby boy had been switched at birth, the Washington Post reports.

Simple de-identification methods can protect information in a database from attackers, a new study suggests.

In Science this week: approach to visualize chromatin structure in nuclei, and more.