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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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

In Science this week: comparison of modern, historical rabbit exomes uncovers parallel evolution after myxoma virus exposure; and more.