This Week in Science

In Science Translational Medicine this week, a public-private research collaboration led by Stephen Kingsmore at the National Center for Genome Resources in Santa Fe, NM, reports its next-gen sequencing-based screen for 448 severe recessive childhood diseases. Kingsmore et al. say that their screen scans "7,717 regions from 437 target genes ...

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Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.

Genetic genealogy has led to an arrest in another cold case, dating back to 1987.

In PLOS this week: mutation in second gene widens clinical symptoms of people with ADD3 mutations, comparative genomic analysis of Pseudovibrio, and more.

Wired reports that 23andMe is trying to bolster its outside collaborations.