This Week in Science

In Science this week, researchers from a variety of institutions weigh in on the American College of Medical Genetics' recent recommendation that all labs conducting DNA sequencing to identify disease-associated genes also report mutations in 57 genes unrelated to a patient's condition and report the findings back to the patient unsolicited.

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

Popular Mechanics reports that Caltech researchers have built a prototype nanobot using DNA.

The Sacramento Bee writes that direct-to-consumer genetic testing connected a woman to sperm donor-conceived half siblings.

In PLOS this week: gene expression catalog for sheep, viral diversity among respiratory samples from camels, and more.