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This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.

Researchers prioritized schizophrenia risk SNPs from genome-wide association studies and used functional genomics to find transcription factor-disrupting risk SNPs.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: snapdragon genome assembly, genome-wide association study of circadian rhythms, and more.

A Chinese research team examined why cancer cell populations that amass deleterious mutations do not undergo population extinction.

In an epigenome-wide association study, researchers uncovered more than 1,000 sex-related differentially methylated positions among chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients.

Standards Needed

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: collection of epigenome-wide association study data, updated BloodSpot database, and more.

In Genome Research this week: transcriptomic profiles of centenarians, role for PRDM9 expression in various tumor types, and more.

Researchers in China have generated mouse pups from same-sex parents, according to Scientific American.

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Australia will not be regulating gene editing of plants, animals, and human cell lines as long as no new genetic material is incorporated, reports Nature News.

The Washington Post reports that the US Department of Agriculture told its researchers to label peer-reviewed articles as "preliminary" work.

Researchers have sequenced the genomes of both the coast redwood and the giant sequoia, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

In PNAS this week: study of epigenetic patterns in mammalian eggs, clonal expansion patterns in CD8+ T cells, and more.