This Week in Science

In Science this week, researchers at the New York University School of Medicine and their colleagues compare the genome sequences of the ants Camponotus floridanus and Harpegnathos saltator. Both species' genomes, the authors write, "contained high amounts of CpG, despite the presence of DNA methylation." In their gene expression comparisons, Roberto Bonasio et al. found an "up-regulation of telomerase and sirtuin deacetylases in longer-lived H.

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A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.

A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.