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In this week's Nature, a Harvard University-led team reports the identification of genomic regions affecting parental care in two mouse species, as well as a role for the hormone vasopressin in one specific care behavior. The researchers focused on two closely related species of mice — the promiscuous deer mouse and the monogamous old-field mouse — and show that they each have significant heritable differences in parental behavior.

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Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.

St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.

In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.