This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, a multi-institute team reports the genome of the seagrass Zostera marina, marking the first time a marine angiosperm has been fully sequenced. The work provides new insights into the genomic losses and gains involved in the flowering plant's shift to a marine lifestyle, including the loss of an entire repertoire of stomatal genes and genes involved in ultraviolet light protection.

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The apple has traveled westward and eastward along the Silk Road, according to a new genetic analysis.

In Nature this week: GWAS data used to reposition drugs for psychiatric use, and more.

Genetic disease risk information doesn't always spur people to make healthy lifestyle changes, according to the Associated Press.

A University of California, San Diego-led team has used liquid biopsies to uncover possible treatments for patients with cancers of unknown primary.