This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from the University of Minnesota and elsewhere consider ties between gut microbiome shifts and mutational patterns in colorectal cancers. Using a combination of 16S ribosomal RNA sequencing-based gut microbiome profiling and whole-exome tumor-matched normal sequencing, the team searched for interactions between gut microbiome members and tumor genetics in 44 individuals with CRC.

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An opinion piece at Bloomberg discusses China's stance on genomic research.

Genetic ancestry testing can affect a person's sense of identity, the New York Times Magazine writes.

Nebula Genomics is launching its genome sequencing service for free for people who provide certain information about themselves, the Boston Globe reports.

In PLOS this week: grey wolf population genomics, mutations associated with lung adenocarcinoma survival, and more.