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In PLoS Genetics this week, researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Texas A&M University report their use of population-based re-sequencing on experimentally evolved Drosophila melanogaster populations, with which they determined the "genetic basis of body size variation" in the fruit fly.

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Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.

St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.

In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.