The US Department of Health and Human Services comes in fourth on a list of the world's 25 most innovative government research institutions, Reuters reports.

The list was complied by Thomson Reuters' Intellectual Property & Science division, which analyzed patents and research papers from the last eight years to gauge which government organizations were "most likely to change the world."

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Researchers have treated an X-linked genetic disease affecting three babies in utero, Stat News reports.

The Associated Press reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is beefing up sequencing as a tool to investigate foodborne illnesses.

Researchers have sequenced samples from ancient toilets to study past eating habits and health, NPR reports.

In Nature this week: ash dieback disease fungal genome, and more.