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As direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies like 23andMe only analyze small portions of customers' DNA, some consumers upload their raw data to third-party sites to diver deeper into their genetic makeups, but the New York Times reports that sometimes those findings aren't accurate.

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Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.