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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British Nobel laureates and Fields Medal winners warn that a 'hard' Brexit could harm science across the UK, the Guardian reports.

Vox reports on inequities in genetic research and efforts to address them.

The New York Times reports that Arizona State University's Lawrence Krauss is retiring following allegations of sexual misconduct.

In PNAS this week: de novo NUS1 mutations linked to Parkinson's disease risk, candidate hepatocellular carcinoma drivers, and more.