This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, an international team of researchers presents an analysis of the genome sequences of 198 living bird species, offering an in-depth look at the evolutionary relationships of modern birds. The researchers analyzed more than 390,000 bases of genomic sequence data from each of the species, which represent all major bird lineages plus two crocodilian subgroups.

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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.