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Researchers sequenced 61 Zika virus genomes isolated from patients in the region to reconstruct viral movements.

In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.

A pair of British researchers has reconstructed the ancestral metazoan genome, the New York Times reports.

Sweet Potato Puzzle

Researchers turn to genetic analysis to unravel how sweet potatoes spread from the Americas to Polynesia, the New York Times reports.

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

A University of Oxford-led team combined imaging and genotyping data to find variants that affect how a person's facial profile or eyes look.

Tapping into genetic variation in the CETP gene, investigators explored blood lipid and disease effects of high-density cholesterol changes.

Participants in the pilot will begin developing the capabilities required for the planned data commons, including making data transparent and interoperable.

The British company has announced the results of two studies showcasing the ability of its EpiSwitch platform to diagnose and stage breast cancer and ALS patients.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

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In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.

The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.

MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.

In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.