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Researchers at the Chinese University in Hong Kong show that the "entire fetal and maternal genomes [are] present in maternal plasma at a constant relative proportion," which they determined by sequencing a maternal plasma sample at up to 65-fold coverage.

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A Karmagenes researcher has lost his position after reportedly admitting to data fabrication, according to Retraction Watch.

Two neuroscientists write in Nature News that solving the "reproducibility crisis" in science may require changing the requirements for publication.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of prehistoric New Mexicans, a nanopore method for mapping DNA methylation, and more.

A new study finds that adding missing good bacteria to the skin microbiome of atopic dermatitis patients decreases Staphylococcus aureus colonization.