This Week in Cell

A group from the UK and the US combined a genome-wide association study with immunophenotyping in hundreds of twins to get a look at the genetic architecture underlying the human immune system. Based on tens of thousands of immune traits assessed in nearly 500 females from identical or non-identical twin pairs, the researchers examined the heritability of various immune traits, verifying these patterns with data for 172 more female participants from the twin pairs.

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Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.

King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.

FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.

In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.