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Investigators from the UK and Norway present findings from a population dynamics study of invasive Escherichia coli infections in England. Using whole-genome sequencing, the team assessed more than 1,500 E. coli isolates collected at hospitals in the UK over 11 years or from local E. coli sets from a diagnostic lab. These sequences made it possible to put together a pan-genome for the bug, along with a phylogenetic tree that pointed to the most prevalent E.

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The Guardian reports that some UK physicians are calling for increased regulation of direct-to-consumer genetic tests.

US tax agency says 23andMe's genetic health test can be claimed as a medical expense for tax purposes, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Two Democratic lawmakers argue at USA Today that independent science is under attack by the Trump Administration.

In PLOS this week: networks of genes co-expressed in depression, role of minichromosome maintenance genes in lung adenocarcinoma, and more.