P & G

Navigenics has added a new medications feature to its service offerings and is providing customers with a wallet-sized report that contains a condensed version of the genetic response to as many as 12 prescription drugs, which the company began reporting as part of its DTC service this week.

Under a proposed spending bill, the US National Institutes of Health would see an additional $3 billion in funding.

Researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Sydney sequenced numerous platypus genomes to study their population history.

Robert Redfield, the new pick to lead the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has faced criticism for some of his work.

In Nature this week: sequenced genomes of five additional Neanderthals, and more.