This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, a multi-institute team of scientists publishes a comprehensive analysis of somatic mutations across whole-genome sequences for breast cancer. They sequenced the full genomes of tumors and normal tissue from 560 breast cancer patients across both coding and non-coding regions, and identified several mutational signatures associated with defective DNA repair and tumor suppressor gene function.

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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.