This Week in PNAS

In this week's PNAS Early Edition, investigators describe the intestinal microbiome of a premature infant, in which they characterized "strain-level genomic divergence during the first three weeks of life." During colonoziation, the team identified three compositional phases, and in addition, genotypic variation that could be "responsible for divergent strain ecologies, including hotspots of sequence variation in regulatory genes and intergenic regions, and in genes involved in trans

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.