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In PLoS One this week, researchers at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences in Poland and elsewhere report a draft of the Cucumis sativus , better known as the cucumber, genome of the North-European Borszczagowski cultivar, line B10, as well as a comparative genomics analysis involving another cultivar, Arabidopsis thaliana, Populus trichocarpa, and Oryza sativa.

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The Oregon state Senate unanimously passed a bill that would make it easier for people convicted of crimes to initiate DNA testing of evidence, according to the Associated Press.

People reports that researchers have uncovered genetic variants that lead people to always feel full.

Florida state senators are to weigh a bill prohibiting life insurance companies from using genetic information in coverage decisions, according to Florida Politics.

In Genome Research this week: metagenomic sequencing assay that detects pathogens in cerebrospinal fluid, single-tube long fragment read approach, and more.