This Week in Nature

In Nature Genetics this week, a multi-national team of scientists publishes the largest functional analysis of the mouse genome to date, identifying a number of previously unknown functions for various genes. In the study, the investigators set out to analyze all phenotypes for known mutations in 320 murine genes. For each mutant mouse, 413 measurements were made including body weight and behavior.

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National Geographic reports that marine mammals have lost a gene that could make them more susceptible to organophosphate damage.

NPR reports on Human Cell Atlas Consortium's effort to catalog all the different cell types within the human body.

The Union of Concerned Scientists surveyed US government scientists about Trump Administration policies and more, Science reports.

In PNAS this week: history and genetic diversity of the scarlet macaw, approach for predicting human flu virus evolution, and more.