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In this week's Nature Communications, a team of Chinese researchers presents a genomic analysis of ducks, identifying genes involved in body size and plumage color of the economically important Pekin duck. The investigators compared the genomes of 40 mallards, 36 indigenous-breed ducks, and 30 Pekin ducks, identifying signals of selections.

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Nature News reports that researchers in Japan hope to soon test the use of reprogrammed stem cells to treat damaged corneas.

A new approach may help limit the number of fish that are mislabeled at markets or restaurants, according to New Scientist.

At Slate, the R Street Institute's Nila Bala discusses the privacy rights of suspects that genetic genealogy approaches in law enforcement bring up.

In PNAS this week: numerous mobile genetic elements contribute to Vibrio cholerae drug resistance, troponin I mutations in sudden infant deaths, and more.