This Week in Nature

In Nature Communications this week, a team from Northwestern University reports the results of a genome-wide association study of polycystic ovary syndrome, an endocrine disorder that can cause infertility. By studying the genetics of a cohort of European women, the scientists identified two loci associated with the condition that are unique to European women, while confirming one already known from work in Chinese women.

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Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.

Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.

Researchers link genetic links between education and smoking and longevity.

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.