This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature Genetics, a team of US and South African researchers present an analysis of the bat genome, offering insights into the genetic determinants that shape their wings and make them the only mammals capable of powered flight. They generated a genome for the bat species Miniopterus natalensis and performed RNA-seq and ChIP-seq analyses on its developing forelimb and hindlimb autopods at different embryonic stages.

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An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.

Stat News reports that Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna is now being used to treat a wider array of patients.

In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.