This Week in Nature

In Nature Genetics this week, a Stanford University-led research team reports on the creation of human and mouse tissue-specific maps of genomic imprinting, offering new insights into the evolution of this epigenetic process. The investigators generated an atlas of imprinting across 33 mouse and 45 human developmental stages and tissues, and found that almost all imprinted genes were imprinted in early development.

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Cancer researcher Alan Rabson has died at 92, the New York Times reports.

As the National Guideline Clearinghouse goes dark, the ECRI Institute says it will pick up the slack.

In Genome Research this week: sequencing method examines proteins parasite uses to evade immune system, L1 insertions in cancer, and more.

The Atlantic reports on private Facebook support groups for people who receive unexpected parentage results from direct-to-consumer genetic tests.