This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, members of the Exome Aggregation Consortium (ExAC) publish a large-scale analysis of the human exome, providing new insights into the genetic variation that may underlie human disease. The researchers sequenced the exomes of more than 60,000 individuals from a variety of backgrounds, including people with European, Asian, and African ancestries. They uncovered about 7.4 million genetic variants and analyzed the data to identify patterns of genetic variation worldwide.

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British Nobel laureates and Fields Medal winners warn that a 'hard' Brexit could harm science across the UK, the Guardian reports.

Vox reports on inequities in genetic research and efforts to address them.

The New York Times reports that Arizona State University's Lawrence Krauss is retiring following allegations of sexual misconduct.

In PNAS this week: de novo NUS1 mutations linked to Parkinson's disease risk, candidate hepatocellular carcinoma drivers, and more.