This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, a group from New York University School of Medicine reports a new method to detect extremely rare genetic variants in any region of interest in a population of cells and avoid the limitations of polymerase chain reaction-based approaches.

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The Seattle Times writes that pharmacogenomics testing can help choose medications that may work best for people with depression.

Researchers report that deleting one gene from butterflies affects their wing coloration patterns, according to the Washington Post.

In PNAS this week: genome sequencing of weevil symbionts, retinoid X receptor deletion in lung cancer metastasis, and more.

Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.