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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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.