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This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.

At the ACMG annual conference in Phoenix last week, several labs and companies discussed their efforts in healthy genome sequencing.

For the first time, the researchers also found a clear difference in risk factors for high-grade glioblastoma versus low-grade glioma.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: random DNA replication errors play role in cancer, and more.

With the addition of Hi-C contact data, researchers have developed highly accurate genome assemblies.

The centers are using the standardized pipeline to help streamline data sharing and data analysis to achieve their larger research goals.

The funding will, in part, support efforts to expand the project's catalog of functional elements and understand their roles in different contexts.

The two new single-cell RNA-sequencing methods aim to overcome some of the limitations of single-cell transcriptomics.

Multiple molecular disease diagnoses were made in nearly 5 percent of individuals where exome sequencing was informative.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: chromosomal insertion mechanisms, phylogeographic analysis of the Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, and more.

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Dog DNA testing finds that some purebreds might not truly be purebreds, Inside Edition reports.

Mary Beckerle has returned as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, according to ScienceInsider.

Smithsonian Magazine reports that environmental DNA sampling can be used to track elusive organisms.

In Genome Research this week: repetitive satellite DNA in the fruit fly, transcriptome map assembly pipeline, and more.