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This Week in Science

In this week’s issue of Science, researchers report that RTEL-1 enforces meiotic crossover homeostasis ― specifically, it acts as a regulator of the distance between crossover events on the same chromosome to prevent interference.

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Pacific Biosciences is hosting a competition in which researchers are vying to win free sequencing for an organism with the most interesting genome.

An opinion piece appearing in Newsday likens familial DNA searches 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.