This Week in Cell

A Boston University- and US Army Research Institute of Infectious Diseases-led team presents findings from a genome sequencing analysis of the Egyptian rousette (Rousettus aegyptiacus), a bat host capable of asymptomatically carrying filoviruses such as Marburg virus. The researchers put together a 1.9 billion base draft genome assembly from short- and long-read sequences, uncovering almost 19,700 predicted protein-coding genes supported by available RNA sequence and protein data.

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A draft bill released by the US House of Representatives appropriations committee would increase the 2019 National Institutes of Health budget by 3 percent.

Bloomberg looks into privacy issues raised by law enforcement's use of genetic genealogy sites.

NBC News reports on the Earth BioGenome Project, which aims to sequence all eukaryotic life on Earth.

In Science this week: environmental DNA can help in studies of marine animals, and more.