This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, a team of Chinese scientists presents the genome sequence of Apostasia shenzhenica, a self-pollinating orchid species from southeast China that represents one of two genera that form a sister lineage to the rest of the orchid species. The investigators find evidence of a whole-genome duplication shared by all orchids and occurring shortly before their divergence. They also compared A.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

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In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.