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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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A federal judge has ruled that drug companies, device manufacturers, and universities need to provide missing clinical data from hundreds of trials to a federal website, ScienceInsider reports.

A genetic analysis suggests red pandas might actually belong to two different species, New Scientist reports.

NPR reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has fixed the problem with some of its SARS-CoV-2 testing kits.

In Nature this week: epigenetic factors that prevent healthy aging and more.