This Week in Science

In early online publication in Science this week, scientists from Complete Genomics, Harvard Medical School, and Washington University have used the company's nanoarray technology to sequence three human genomes. The process generated an average, they say, of 45- to 87-fold coverage and 3.2 to 4.5 million variants per genome.

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Chinese state news agency Xinhua reports that a preliminary investigation has found He Jiankui performed his gene-editing work illegally.

John Mendelsohn, a former president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has died, the New York Times reports.

Identical twins receive different estimates of ancestry from the same direct-to-consumer genetic testing firms, CBC reports.

In PNAS this week: chromosomal features of maize, adaptations in the vinous-throated parrotbill, and more.