This Week in Science

In this week's issue of Science, research led by investigators at the Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute examines the organismal complexity of the multicellular green alga Volvox carteri. Simon Prochnik et al.

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The Seattle Times writes that pharmacogenomics testing can help choose medications that may work best for people with depression.

Researchers report that deleting one gene from butterflies affects their wing coloration patterns, according to the Washington Post.

In PNAS this week: genome sequencing of weevil symbionts, retinoid X receptor deletion in lung cancer metastasis, and more.

Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.