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A report that DNA from antibiotic-resistant bacteria was found in Beijing smog has led residents there to worry, the New York Times reports. Follow-up accounts saying that the smog didn't contain live bacteria didn't do much to assuage fears, it adds.

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CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.