This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature Genetics, a group from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and elsewhere presents the genome sequence of the endangered golden snub-nosed monkey. The primate represents a group of monkeys called colobines that survive on difficult-to-digest foods including leaves and seeds. To support this diet, they have developed multi-chambered stomachs containing bacteria capable of breaking down this normally indigestible matter.

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Even when given the option, not too many authors choose double-blinded peer-review for their manuscripts, ScienceInsider reports.

In PNAS this week: transcriptional read-through in stressed cells, genome stability role for the epigenetic regulator CTCF, and more.

The Save the Redwoods League is teaming with researchers to sequence the genomes of the coast redwood and giant sequoia.

Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.