This Week's Nature

In this week’s Nature Genetics, a group of Harvard University researchers report the sequences of the genomes of a collection of Streptococcus pneumonia, the pathogen responsible for pneumonia, bacteraemia, and meningitis.

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Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.