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Researchers first became aware of the marbled crayfish when a German aquarium owner contacted them in 1995 after a bag of "Texas crayfish" took over his aquarium, the Atlantic reports. The crayfish, dubbed Marmorkreb in German, turned out to be parthenogenetic clones of one another and have since been found in the wild in Germany, Italy, Slovakia, Sweden, Japan, and Madagascar, it adds.

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Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.

St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.

In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.