Kudos to Eric Topol, director of Scripps Genomic Medicine, for getting it all said in less than 800 words. If you have been looking for a quick, clear summary of personal genomics that you can forward to your lay friends, it's hard to go wrong with Topol's op-ed What You Can Learn From a Gene Scan in The Wall Street Journal.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.