Because the use of personalized medicine relies on the availability of lots of data, the major IT headache would seem at first glance to be the same storage woes that sequencing centers are grappling with. But this is not solely the case. Housing personalized genomics data is only one of the challenges for personalized medicine-centric IT.

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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.