Diverse Data Needed

Most genetic research has relied on populations of European ancestry, which means the results might not be applicable to other populations, Gizmodo writes. A 2016 study reported that 80 percent of genome-wide association study participants have been of European descent, it adds.

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Genetic genealogy has led to an arrest in another cold case, dating back to 1987.

Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.

In PLOS this week: mutation in second gene widens clinical symptoms of people with ADD3 mutations, comparative genomic analysis of Pseudovibrio, and more.

Wired reports that 23andMe is trying to bolster its outside collaborations.