This Week in PNAS

In the advance, online edition of PNAS this week, Joshua Akey and his coworkers genotyped 275 dogs from 10 breeds to look for signals of artificial selection in the dog genome. In the process, they found more than 150 parts of the genome containing recent signals of selection that may influence breed variable traits such as size, coat, behavior, and physiology.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.