This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature Genetics, a team led by researchers at the Brown University School of Public health report a genetic variant that increases the risk of obesity in Samoans, providing new insights into the genetics of a population with the highest prevalence of obesity in the world.

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CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.