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In this week's Nature, a University of Cambridge-led team reports the calculation of 3D structures of individual mammalian genomes using data from a new chromosome conformation capture procedure. The technique enables genome folding to be examined at a scale of less than 100 kb, and allows chromosome structures to be validated.

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The Hill reports President Donald Trump issued an executive directing federal agencies to cut the number of board and advisory committees they have.

The New York Times reports that researchers are combining tools to more quickly develop crops to feed a growing population and cope with shifting climates.

Scientists in Canada are looking to the UK's plan to sequence children with rare conditions for inspiration, the National Post reports.

In PNAS this week: copy number changes arose during polar bear evolution, genomic and transcriptomic analysis of the Siberian hamster, and more.