This Week in Nature

In Nature Genetics this week, researchers from the Haplotype Reference Consortium report on a reference panel of more than 64,000 SNPs that was constructed using whole-genome sequence data from 20 studies of individuals of mostly European ancestry. The resource, the authors write, enable accurate genotype imputation at minor allele frequencies as low as 0.1 percent and a significant increase in the number of SNPs tested in association studies.

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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.