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The largest known collection of human genetic variants is reported in Nature this week, with applications of the resource described in a series of papers in Nature, Nature Communications, and Nature Medicine. To build the Genome Aggregation Database, or gnomAD, a team led by Broad Institute scientists aggregated 125,748 exomes and 15,708 genomes from human sequencing studies.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.