In this week's Nature Genetics, a team of researchers from China, the UK, and the US report the draft genome of the grass carp, Ctenopharyngodon idellus, providing insights into the evolution and vegetarian adaptation of a key aquacultural species of fish. Based on the work, the scientists estimated that divergence between the grass carp and the model organism zebrafish occurred between 49 million and 54 million years ago.

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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.