This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, a University of Oxford-led team of researchers reports the results of a broad genetic analysis of the British population, uncovering new details about how Britain was populated. The scientists used haplotype-based statistical methods to analyze genome-wide single-nucleotide polymorphism data from a geographically diverse sample of 2,039 individuals from the UK.

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Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.