This Week in Nature

In Nature Ecology & Evolution this week, a team of US and German scientists presents the sequenced genome of the Amazon molly, a fish representing one of the few examples of an asexual vertebrate. While asexuality among vertebrates in nature is generally explained by genomic decay due to absence of meiotic recombination, the researchers discovered few signs of genetic degeneration or harmful mutations in the animal's genome.

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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.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

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.