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In PLoS Genetics this week, an international team led by investigators at the Université de Rennes in France identifies 44 genomic regions that show "extreme differentiation" across multiple domestic dog breeds. In its comparative analysis, the team identified "many blocks of reduced haplotype diversity observed across the genome in dog breeds," which it attributes to both selection and genetic drift.

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The chief executive of the National Health Service in England is to call for tumor-agnostic drugs to be "fast-tracked," according to the Times.

Researchers in Australia are sequencing the Wollemi pine tree to try to protect it from extinction, Australia's ABC News reports.

Computerworld ranks Illumina as one of the top midsize organizations to work at in IT.

In Genome Research this week: links between biological aging and mutations affecting epigenetic regulators; long-read sequencing-based strategy to map chromatin accessibility; and more.