This Week in Science

In this week's Science, a group of international researchers reports on new details about the genome of Amborella trichopoda, the oldest of all angiosperms. In one paper, the team published the plant's comprehensive nuclear genome, offering insights into the diversification of flowering plants.

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In an against-all-odds twist, a researcher studying exceeding rare FOXG1 mutations discovers her daughter has the syndrome.

An effort by Genomics Medicine Ireland is creating a database of diseases based on the genomics of people in Ireland. It now is looking into the possibility of including Scotland in its work.

In recent weeks, the direct-to-consumer genetics firm has rolled out a health hub where customers can share information concerning 18 common health conditions.

In PLOS this week, new genes associated with prostate cancer risk, genetic patterns in M. bovis, and more.