This Week in Nature

In an editorial, Nature announces that they will be introducing a creative commons license for the reuse of papers reporting full genome sequences. Under this license, non-commercial publishers may reuse the pdf and html versions of the article and other users may copy, distribute, and/or adapt the paper for non-commercial uses. This continues, the editors write, "[Nature's] drive to make papers as accessible as possible."

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A former Penn State Hershey Medical Center staffer has admitted to lying about skipping mandatory steps of genetic cancer tests he performed, the Associated Press reports.

The genome of a rare, red bat suggests that its effective population size has been in decline for thousands of years, according to a PLOS One study.

In Nature this week: investigation into the genetics of medulloblastoma, and more.

A project in the UK is to use genomic selection to speed spruce tree growth, according to Innovators Magazine.