This Week in PLoS

In PLoS this week, Jonathan Eisen edited a collection of articles, essays, perspectives, and reviews about how genomics, "with all its associated tools and techniques, can provide insights into our understanding of emerging infectious disease." The articles run the gamut, from an essay appearing in PLoS Medicine on establishing genomics approaches to

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NPR reports that with medical data being big business, some companies want to get patients involved.

The Asbury Park Press reports on the startup Genomic Prediction's test to determine an embryo's risk of disease.

In PNAS this week: optical mapping allows glimpse of structural variants, disease-linked GATA2 mutations boosts its protein activity, and more.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.