This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature Genetics, an international research team reports the results of a large-scale genome-wide association study (GWAS) of glioma, identifying new risk loci for two different forms of the disease that point to a polygenic basis of susceptibility. The scientists performed a meta-analysis of existing GWASs, as well as conducted two new GWASs, which totaled more than 12,000 cases and 18,000 controls.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.