This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, a multi-institute team of Chinese researchers presents an analysis of the seahorse genome, uncovering new details about the genetic basis of these animals' traits such as body shape and male pregnancy. The investigators sequenced the genome of the tiger tail seahorse, Hippocampus comes, and found that genes associated with embryo hatching are highly expressed in the male brood pouch.

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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.