This Week in Nature

In Nature Methods this week, an international team presents the results of the Critical Assessment of Metagenome Interpretation (CAMI) effort, a community-driven benchmarking challenge for metagenomics software. Participants were tasked with benchmarking their programs on complex and realistic datasets generated from roughly 700 newly sequenced microorganisms, as well as around 600 novel viruses and plasmids.

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Researchers have treated an X-linked genetic disease affecting three babies in utero, Stat News reports.

The Associated Press reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is beefing up sequencing as a tool to investigate foodborne illnesses.

Researchers have sequenced samples from ancient toilets to study past eating habits and health, NPR reports.

In Nature this week: ash dieback disease fungal genome, and more.