President-elect Donald Trump has selected Representative Tom Price (R-Ga.) to be the next secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, the New York Times reports. HHS oversees the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Institutes of Health, among other agencies. 

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

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

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.