This Week in PNAS

Columbia University's Ian Lipkin led an international team that unearthed dozens of hepaciviruses and pegiviruses in bats. As they report in the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the researchers started with an RNA sequencing-based look at viral diversity in blood samples from more than 400 African and Central American bats.

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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.