This Week in Nature

In Nature Biotechnology this week, two research groups present draft genomes of the cultivated Upland cotton, Gossypium hirsutum. In one study, a team of investigators sequenced the genome of the plant by integrating whole-genome shotgun reads, BAC-end sequences, and genotype-by-sequencing genetic maps. In the other report, researchers sequenced the G.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.