This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature Ecology & Evolution, an international research team reports the discovery of genomic regions associated with tameness and aggressiveness in foxes. In their study, the scientists focused on red foxes — which have long been bred in captivity — sequencing the genomes of animals that had been bred for either friendliness or aggressiveness toward humans, and a population that had not been selected for any particular behavior.

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British Nobel laureates and Fields Medal winners warn that a 'hard' Brexit could harm science across the UK, the Guardian reports.

Vox reports on inequities in genetic research and efforts to address them.

The New York Times reports that Arizona State University's Lawrence Krauss is retiring following allegations of sexual misconduct.

In PNAS this week: de novo NUS1 mutations linked to Parkinson's disease risk, candidate hepatocellular carcinoma drivers, and more.