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This Week in PNAS

In a study slated to appear in the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a Taiwan-led team introduces JR-Assembler, a genome assembler named for the jumping extension and read remapping that it uses to do de novo assembly of large genomes.

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An opinion piece appearing in Newsday likens familial DNA search to stop-and-frisk policies.

The San people of Africa have drawn up a code of conduct for researchers, according to the Conversation.

In Nature this week: genotypes linked to hip osteoarthritis, and more.

Startup companies are taking on personalized medicine, CNET reports.